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lymphangiectasis

[‚lim‚fan·jē′ek·tə·səs]
(medicine)
Dilation in the wall of a lymphatic vessel.
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Lymphatic obstruction: Intestinal lymphangiectasia, malignant lymphomas, macroglobulinemia
Secondary intestinal lymphangiectasia due to multiple mieloma.
Renal lymphangiectasia is a rare disorder; there are about 50 reported cases.
of Causes in each babies (%) group Prematurity 30 (52) Sepsis n = 12 (40%) and its Hyaline membrane n = 7 (23%) complications disease Pulmonary hemorrhage n = 6 (20%) Intraventricular n = 4 (13%) hemorrhage Necrotizing n = 1 (3%) enterocolitis Congenital 17 (29) Multiple dysmorphic n = 6 (35%) malformations features Inborn errors of n = 5 (29%) metabolism Chromosomal n = 3 (18%) anomalies Renal anomalies n = 2 (12%) Specific 7 (12) -- -- diagnosis * Asphyxia 4 (7) -- -- * Dandy Walker, primary microcephaly, and intestinal obstruction/ perforation, term baby with necrotizing enterocolitis, arthrogryposis multiplex, skeletal dysplasia, and congenital lymphangiectasia
Use of capsule endoscopy in children with primary intestinal lymphangiectasia.
Lymphangiectasia was observed in different points of the small bowel (Figure 1).
In the present work we observed eosinophil infiltration, vascular congestion and lymphangiectasia in group 2 and 3 (sensitized and challenged).
Biopsy of one of the lesions revealed spindle cell vascular tumor with lymphangiectasia of overlying dermis.
That doctor is following a whole family with hereditary lymphangiectasia, a very rare abnormality of the lymph ducts in the intestinal tract.
Reversible protein-losing enteropathy with intestinal lymphangiectasia secondary to chronic constrictive pericarditis.
Awareness regarding renal lymphangiectasia will result in early diagnosis and management and decreased morbidity.
Histopathology of biopsies taken from verrucous lesion showed pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia and dermal dilated lymphatic vessels (Figure-3), truncal vesicles showed microcystic lymphatic malformations and D2/D3 was consistent with intestinal lymphangiectasia.