Lymphangioma

Common Name(s)

Lymphangioma

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Lymphangioma" for support, advocacy or research.

Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham's Disease Alliance

Our mission is to improve the care of patients through our patient support programs, and by raising funds to support research that will identify effective treatments and cures. We strive to educate patients and families, and the medical and scientific communities, by providing important, relevant information, and by being the leading advocate for the worldwide member-community.

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2012

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Lymphatic Education & Research Network

Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Lymphangioma" for support, advocacy or research.

Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham's Disease Alliance

Our mission is to improve the care of patients through our patient support programs, and by raising funds to support research that will identify effective treatments and cures. We strive to educate patients and families, and the medical and scientific communities, by providing important, relevant information, and by being the leading advocate for the worldwide member-community.

http://www.lgdalliance.org/

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2012

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Lymphatic Education & Research Network

Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

http://www.lymphaticnetwork.org

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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General Resources

Lymphatic Malformation Research

The LGDA is closely affiliated with the Lymphatic Malformation Institute (LMI). The LMI receives requests for research projects into lymphatic diseases including lymphangiomatosis and Gorham's disease.

Updated 3 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lymphangioma" returned 172 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Approach to upper digestive hemorrhage with diagnosis of cavernous lymphangioma.
 

Author(s): Carlos Rafael Lima Monção

Journal: Arq Bras Cir Dig. ;26(1):69-70.

 

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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Asymptomatic lymphangioma involving the spleen and mediastinum in adults.
 

Author(s): Afshin Mohammadi, Mohammad Ghasemi-rad, Fariba Abassi

Journal: Med Ultrason. 2013 Jun;15(2):154-6.

 

Developmental malformation of the lymphatic system and cystic proliferation of lymphatic vessels causes a very rare condition known as cystic lymphangioma. The malformation may involve the spleen alone or be a part of multiorgan involvement. We describe a case of cystic splenic cystic ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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Recurrence of a pancreatic cystic lymphangioma after diagnosis and complete drainage by endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration.
 

Author(s): Nabil M Mansour, William J Salyers

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Lymphangiomas are uncommon benign neoplasms that result from a blockage of the lymphatic system. Pancreatic cystic lymphangiomas are extremely rare. Pancreatic cystic lymphangiomas have been classically diagnosed on histopathologic examination following surgical excision, but recent ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Lymphangioma" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lymphangioma-like Kaposi sarcoma of the oral mucosa.
 

Author(s): Pavithra Pugalagiri, Susan Muller, Darren P Cox, Harvey P Kessler, John M Wright, Yi-Shing L Cheng

Journal: Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013 Jul;116(1):84-90.

 

With the epidemic of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, the clinical and histopathological features of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) became routine for most practicing surgical pathologists. The histological spectrum of KS broadened significantly over time and today a wide variety of rare ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2013

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Cystic lymphangioma-like adenomatoid tumor of the adrenal gland: report of a rare case and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ming Zhao, Changshui Li, Jiangjiang Zheng, Minghui Yan, Ke Sun, Zhaoming Wang

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Adenomatoid tumors (AT) are uncommon, benign tumors of mesothelial origination most frequently encountered in the genital tracts of both sexes. Their occurrences in the extragenital sites are much rarer and could elicit a variety of differential diagnosis both clinically and morphologically. ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2013

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Solitary cystic mediastinal lymphangioma.
 

Author(s): Nataliya Khobta, Pascale Tomasini, Delphine Trousse, Fabien Maldonado, Pascal Chanez, Philippe Astoul

Journal: Eur Respir Rev. 2013 Mar;22(127):91-3.

 

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Characterization of the Pathogenesis of Primary and Secondary Lymphatic Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphangiomatosis; Lymphedema; Lymphangiectasia; Pulmonary Lymphangiectasia

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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