Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

A Rare Case of Massive Adult Mesenteric Lymphangiomatosis Presenting as Acute Abdominal Obstruction: A Case Report

Ashish Vora* and Rachan Kathpaul

Department of Surgery, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and
Research, India

*Correspondance to: Ashish Vora 

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Abstract

Lymphangioma usually occurs in children and usually involves the skin. Mesenteric lymphangioma is extremely rare in adults. Gastrointestinal and mesenteric lymphangioma or lymphangiomatosis are extremely rare in adults. A lymphangioma usually appears as a partially septated, cystic mass on imaging studies including ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Lymphangioma is a rare benign tumor that develops in the lymphatic system. Lymphangiomas occasionally occur diffusely, and this process is referred to as “generalized lymphangiomatosis”. This disease usually occurs in children and involves the skin. Mesentery lymphangiomatosis is extremely rare in adults.

Keywords:

Mesentric lymphangioma; Acute abdomen; Intestinal obstruction

Citation:

Vora A, Kathpaul R. A Rare Case of Massive Adult Mesenteric Lymphangiomatosis Presenting as Acute Abdominal Obstruction: A Case Report. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1748.

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