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Case Report

Year: 2018 | Month: March | Volume: 8 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 291-294

Lymphangioma Circumscriptum - A Rare Case

B. Ananda Rama Rao1, Jakkula Srikanth2, Sri Harsh Muvva2, Raheemuddinkhan2

1Professor, Surgery, SVS Medical College Mahabubnagar TS 509002
2Residents in Surgery, SVS Medical College Mahabubnagar TS 509002

Corresponding Author: B. Ananda Rama Rao


Lymphatic malformations or lymphangiomas are benign proliferations of lymphatic vessels. They account for approximately 4% of all vascular tumours and 26% of benign vascular tumors. Lymphangioma are classified into a superficial lymphangioma circumscriptum and a deeper cavernous lymphangioma. Here we present a case of 35 year old female with firm keratinizing lesions in bunches on anterior aspect left thigh. Provisional diagnosis of lymphangioma circumscripta was made. Lesion excised up to deep fascia and primary closure done. Biopsy confirmed our diagnosis.

Key words: Excision, Frog spawn, Hamartoma, Superficial lymphatics.

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