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Abdominal cystic lymphangioma in a woman at 14 weeks’ gestation: case report
L. Cipriano1, P. L. Palazzetti1,*, P. Alò2, D. Eleuteri Serpieri2, F. Torda1, A. Pachì1
1 II Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
2 Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2000, 21(4), 391–392;
Published: 10 August 2000
Lymphangiomas are uncommon benign tumors that most commonly present early in life, and are even more exceptional in adults. We present a rare case of a 14-week pregnant woman who had a large septated cystic lesion adherent to the ileum. Despite analysis by ultrasound, the correct diagnosis was established only via laparotomy and she had surgical resection of an abdominal lymphangioma.