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Cystic lymphangioma of the small bowel in a woman at 15 weeks' gestation: laparoscopic approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16082316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lymphangiomas are uncommon benign tumors, usually encountered early in childhood. Here is described the case of a pregnant woman at 15 weeks' gestation with a symptomatic ileal small bowel lymphangioma that was approached laparoscopically. A limited number of laparoscopically managed cases of abdominal lymphangiomas have been reported. This is the first reported laparoscopically assisted resection of a small bowel cystic lymphangioma during pregnancy.
Authors:
Konstantinos Konstantinidis; George E Theodoropoulos; George Sambalis; Michael Georgiou; Michael Vorias; Kornilia Anastassakou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1530-4515     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-05     Completed Date:  2005-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888751     Medline TA:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  244-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Athens Medical Center, Maroussi, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Ileal Neoplasms / surgery*
Laparoscopy
Lymphangioma, Cystic / surgery*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / surgery*
Pregnancy Trimester, Second

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