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Giant cystic lymphangioma of the small bowel mesentery: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22145071     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cystic lymphangioma is an uncommon mesenteric tumor which is usually reported in children. We describe a case of a 12-years old girl who was admitted in our hospital with abdominal distension and pain. Physical examination showed an abdomino-pelvic mass. Preoperative studies including abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography failed to determine the cause of the pain. Laparotomy found a giant cystic tumor of the small bowel mesentery. Histological studies confirm the diagnosis of cystic lymphangioma. Based on this case, a review of the literature is suggested.
Khalid Khattala; Mohamed Rami; Aziz Elmadi; Abdelhalim Mahmoudi; Youssef Bouabdallah
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pan African medical journal     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1937-8688     ISO Abbreviation:  Pan Afr Med J     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-06     Completed Date:  2012-08-08     Revised Date:  2013-06-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101517926     Medline TA:  Pan Afr Med J     Country:  Uganda    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Hospital, Fez, Morocco.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Intestine, Small / pathology*,  surgery
Lymphangioma, Cystic / diagnosis*,  surgery
Mesentery / pathology*,  surgery
Peritoneal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery

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