Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 August 2012, last major update August 2012
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See also Soft tissue chapter
● Usually infants or children age 5 years or less
● Neck, axilla, breast, chest, buttock, thigh
● Either superficial (lymphangioma circumscriptum, associated with surgery or radiotherapy for breast carcinoma), cystic (cystic hygroma) or deep (lymphangioma cavernosum)
● Excision, but 25% recur
● Grouped translucent papules with thin vascular lumina that impinge on epidermis
● Often deep remnants in subcutaneous tissue
End of Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors > Vascular tumors > Lymphangioma
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