of the gall-bladder: A case report.
Although a rare, cystic lymphangiomas
must be considered in the differential diagnosis of cystic lesions in neck of adult.
2-5 Adrenal cystic lymphangiomas
are rare benign vascular lesions and are thought to arise from the abnormal development and/or ectasia of lymphatic vessels or from blockage of proximal lymphatics or trauma.
Treatment of cystic lymphangioma
by intralesional bleomycin injection: Experience of 70 patients.
Sato K, Maekawa T, Yabuki K, et al: Cystic lymphangiomas
of the colon, Gastroenterology 1999; 34:520-524
Management of cystic lymphangioma
in children: experience in Jos, Nigeria.
The differential diagnosis of cervical thymic cyst in adults includes branchial cleft cyst, cystic lymphangioma
, cervical bronchogenic cyst, and cystic metastasis of the lymph nodes.
1,2) Two recent patients with a history of scrotal trauma and an enlarged hemiscrotum were unique; one boy was found to have bleeding from incarcerated omentum in an indirect inguinal hernia, while the other had bleeding into a cystic lymphangioma
5 & 6) revealed dilated lymphatic spaces lined by endothelial cells containing clear fluid with few lymphocytes-features suggestive of cystic lymphangioma
Kennedy et al, in their large, retrospective review of 46 patients with cystic lymphangioma
, found four possible cases with acquired causes.
6) The differential diagnosis of an abdominal cystic mass includes mesenteric cyst, duplication cyst, pancreatic pseudocyst, lymphocele, seroma, cystic lymphangioma
, mesenteric abscess, benign cystic teratoma, and cystic spindle cell tumor.
7) The differential diagnosis of well-marginated pericecal cystic lesions on computed tomographic scan includes mesenteric cysts (including cystic lymphangioma
and mesothelial cyst), lymphatic cyst, appendiceal mucocele, nonpancreatic pseudocyst, enteric duplication, epidermoid cyst, and cystic teratoma (9) (Table).