(4) Mesenteric lymphangiomas
are reported in children and young adults, however a small number of cases with mesenteric lymphangioma
in new-borns have been reported in the literature.
circumscriptum (microcystic lymphatic malformation): palliative coagulation using radiofrequency current," Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, vol.
An acquired lymphangioma
(lymphangiectasia) can occur after surgery or radiotherapy because of damage to the draining lymphatic channels .
Tone, "OK-432 therapy for lymphangioma
in children," Jornal de Pediatria, vol.
Intralesional bleomycin injection in lymphangiomas
treatment in children.
Based on these histopathologic features, the diagnosis was lymphangioma
Prenatal diagnosis of fetal chest lymphangioma
. J Ultrasound Med.
Histology of the resected specimen showed cystically dilated lymphatics in the surface squamous epithelium and the submucosa, focally in the muscularis propria with lymphoid fluid in the lumen, and lymphoid aggregates in the stroma between the vessel walls, consistent with lymphangioma
 suggested that trauma could trigger formation of lymphangioma
. Mhoon et al.
Based upon the histopathologic features, lymphangiomas
are divided into three subtypes: the cystic (macrocystic) lymphangioma
, which is the most common, the capillary (supermacrocystic) lymphangioma
, and the corpus (cavernous, microcystic) lymphangioma
, which is the most rare .
Inflammatory (a) Orbital cellulitis 5 20% (b) Orbital apex syndrome 1 4% (c) Frontal mucocele 1 4% (d) Mucormycosis 1 4% Pleomorphic adenoma of lacrimal gland 1 4% Pseudotumours 2 8% Trauma (retrobulbar haemorrhage) 1 4% Hodgkin's lymphoma 1 4% Squamous cell carcinoma 3 12% Lacrimal gland adenocarcinoma 1 4% Osteoblastoma 1 4% Meningioma 1 4% Haemangioma 1 4% Acoustic schwannoma 1 4% Retinoblastoma 1 4% Lymphangioma
1 4% Dermoid 1 4% Luxated globe 1 4% Table 5: Treatment modalities.
The differential diagnosis for a cystic lesion of the spleen includes lymphangioma
, hematoma, abscess and parasitic cyst.6