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What is Abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

What is Abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

  • Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: A rare form of benign tumor that occurs in infants. It is essentially a malformation of one of the abdominal lymph vessels where a portion is dilated and form a lymph fluid-filled cyst. Symptoms may vary depending on the exact location and size of the cyst.

Abdominal cystic lymphangioma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Abdominal cystic lymphangioma, or a subtype of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: Introduction

Types of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma:

Broader types of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma:

What causes Abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

Causes of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: see causes of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma

What are the symptoms of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

Symptoms of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: see symptoms of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma

Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Abdominal cystic lymphangioma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Abdominal cystic lymphangioma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: Pediatrician, General Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Abdominal cystic lymphangioma.
Treatments for Abdominal cystic lymphangioma: see treatments for Abdominal cystic lymphangioma

Name and Aliases of Abdominal cystic lymphangioma

Main name of condition: Abdominal cystic lymphangioma

Other names or spellings for Abdominal cystic lymphangioma:

Retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma, RCL, Abdominal retroperitoneal lymphangioma

Abdominal retroperitoneal lymphangioma, Cystic lymphangioma, RCL, Retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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