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Cystic lymphangioma of the breast in an 8-year-old boy: Report of a case with a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21874439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cystic lymphangiomas are lymphatic malformations rather than true neoplasms. These are mainly childhood lesions. Involvement of the breast is extremely uncommon, and to the best of our knowledge only 17 such cases have been found in the literature. Breast involvement is even rarer in children, as only four of the reported cases are in the pediatric age group. We herein report a case of cystic lymphangioma of the breast in an 8-year-old male child, which was treated by excision. A review of the reported cases is also presented.
Authors:
Shilpi Singh Gupta; Onkar Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1436-2813     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1314-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, MGM Medical College and MY Hospital, Indore, India.
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