Cervical lymphangioma in an adult – A case report

  • Dr. Babita Chettri Chettri Department of Surgery, RMMCH, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Prof R. Ramesh Department of Surgery, RMMCH, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr Umapathy Department of Surgery, RMMCH, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr Appu Mathi Roga Rajan Department of Surgery, RMMCH, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Lymphangiomas, lesions, Fifth decade, Congenital Malformations

Abstract

Lymphangiomas are considered to be congenital malformations of lymphatic channels. 50-60% are present at birth and 80-90% are detected at second year of life. These lesions are rare in adults but can occur as late as fifth decade of life. They arise commonly in the neck.

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2016-09-23
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