Pancreatic Cystic Lymphangioma: Case Report and Literature Review

Sujata Ojha, Muhammad Darwish, Patrick McLaren, Annie Benzie, Edward Cho, Houssam Osman, Dhiresh Rohan Jeyarajah

Abstract


Lymphangiomas are rare, benign tumors of the lymphatic system. They are formed through congenital malformation leading to lymphangiectasias. Thus, lymphangiomas are mostly seen in children and infants. Lymphangiomas are a benign lesion, therefore, if the patient is asymptomatic and the lesion is stable, complete surgical resection is not required and imaging surveillance is the preferred method of follow-up. This study reports a rare presentation of lymphangioma in the pancreas.




J Curr Surg. 2021;11(1):24-27
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs432

Keywords


Lymphangioma; Pancreatic lymphangioma; Pancreatic cyst; CT; Endosonography; Cystic

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