IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 21 / Issue 4 / pii/2000195

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Open Access Case Report

Abdominal cystic lymphangioma in a woman at 14 weeks’ gestation: case report

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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
Abstract

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.

Keywords
Intra-abdominal lymphangioma
Pregnancy
Mesenteric cyst
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