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Cavernous Lymphangioma in the Mediastinum in an Adult Patient. Case Report | Biomedgrid

Journal: American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research (Vol.5, No. 6)

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Page : 489-491

Keywords : Lymphangiomas; Cavernous Lymphangioma; Surgery; AJBSR;

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A 52-year-old woman presents thoracic intermittent pain, in computed tomography (CT), shows an oval image with a density of 20 UH. In the surgery, we found in medium mediastinum a tumor of 7 cm, lobulated, cystic aspect related in the anterior side with superior vena cava, external side vein with azigos vein, and internal side with Aorta. Report histopathology is cavernous lymphangioma. Cavernous lymphangioma is a congenital malformation, includes focal proliferations well differentiated of lymphatic tissue. Approximately 1% are confined to the thorax, most commonly located in the mediastinum, represent 0.7%-4.5% of all mediastinal tumors

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