Soft tissue
Lymphangioma
General

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 30 September 2016, last major update November 2012

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PubMed search: Lymphangioma [title] soft tissue

Related topics: Cystic, Lymphangiomatosis, Lymphangiomatous papules / plaques post - radiation

Cite this page: Lymphangioma - general. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissuelymphangioma.html. Accessed December 9th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • May represent malformations due to failure of lymphatics to communicate with venous system
  • Most described cases are cystic / cavernous
  • Skin tumors are called lymphangioma circumscriptum
Clinical Features
Case Reports
Treatment
Clinical Images
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Conjunctiva

Larynx

Micro Description
  • Large lymphatic channels in loose connective tissue stroma
  • Focally disorganized smooth muscle in wall of larger channels
  • Peripheral lymphoid aggregates
  • Often increased mast cells (Mod Pathol 1999;12:569)
Micro Images
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Various images

Foot

Larynx

Pleura


Retroperitoneum

Vulva

Negative Stains
Electron Microscopy Description
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