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Unusual regression of severe recurrent lymphatic malformation of a face after contraception and pregnancy.
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PMID:  22400984     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report the case of a female who had suffered from progressive lymphatic malformation in the orbito-temporal region since childhood. Many surgical interventions were performed, including radical excision and shunt drainage. Despite aggressive surgical treatment, recurrence was observed after every intervention. Eventually, the condition regressed after the patient began taking a contraceptive. Moreover, it virtually disappeared after pregnancy.
Ondrej Mestak; Jan Mestak; Katerina Pokorna; Josef Bruna; Andrej Sukop
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-0766     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
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Created Date:  2012-3-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807913     Medline TA:  Gynecol Endocrinol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Plastic Surgery, 1st Medical Faculty , Czech Republic.
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