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Maffucci lymphangioma syndrome: an unusual variant of Ollier's disease, a case report and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12584501     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of Maffucci's syndrome in an 18-month old boy is presented, in which the vascular malformation consists of lymphangioma. This is a rare variant of Maffucci's syndrome. So far only six other cases have been reported in which lymphangiomas featured. We believe that the case described here is only the second case to be reported for which a lymphangioma is the only vascular malformation in the syndrome. The literature of the other six cases was reviewed and various features identified enabling this particular disease to be classified as a distinct variant of Maffucci's syndrome.
Authors:
Jeff Auyeung; Khitish Mohanty; Keith Tayton
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1060-152X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-13     Completed Date:  2003-06-05     Revised Date:  2012-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300904     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South Wales, UK. jeffauyeung@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Enchondromatosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Fibula / pathology,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Infant
Lower Extremity
Lymphangioma / complications*,  radiography,  surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Male
Osteotomy / methods
Risk Assessment
Syndrome
Tibia / pathology,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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