The lymphangioma is a rare disease, more frequently reported in children and just occasionally in the adult patient. The lymphangioma is considered a benign neoplasm of embryonic origin of the lymphatic vessels. Its habitual location is in the cervical and axillary area; it is rarely found in the abdominal cavity and exceptionally in the retroperitonio. A case of retroperitoneal lymphangioma in a female adult patient was described. The authors discussed in this review the clinical picture, the radiologic diagnosis, the treatment and the prognostic of this unusual disease.
Desenvolvido por Node1 Interactive – 2001