Soft tissue

Vascular

Benign

Lymphangioma



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PubMed search: Lymphangioma [title] soft tissue

Related topics: Cystic, Lymphangiomatosis, Lymphangiomatous papules / plaques postradiation

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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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

Microscopic (histologic) 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)
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

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Inferior bulbar conjunctiva

Foot

Larynx

Pleura


Retroperitoneum

Vulva

Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
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