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What is Lymphangiomas?

What is Lymphangiomas?

  • Lymphangiomas: A form of angioma caused by lymph vessels.
  • Lymphangiomas: A benign tumor representing a congenital malformation of the lymphatic system and made up of newly formed lymph-containing vascular spaces and channels. Lymphangioendothelioma is a type of lymphangioma in which endothelial cells are the dominant component. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Lymphangiomas: benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Lymphangiomas as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Lymphangiomas: Introduction

Types of Lymphangiomas:

Broader types of Lymphangiomas:

How serious is Lymphangiomas?

Complications of Lymphangiomas: see complications of Lymphangiomas

What causes Lymphangiomas?

Causes of Lymphangiomas: see causes of Lymphangiomas

What are the symptoms of Lymphangiomas?

Symptoms of Lymphangiomas: see symptoms of Lymphangiomas

Complications of Lymphangiomas: see complications of Lymphangiomas

Lymphangiomas: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Lymphangiomas.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Lymphangiomas.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Lymphangiomas: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Lymphangiomas.
Treatments for Lymphangiomas: see treatments for Lymphangiomas
Research for Lymphangiomas: see research for Lymphangiomas

Name and Aliases of Lymphangiomas

Main name of condition: Lymphangiomas

Other names or spellings for Lymphangiomas:

cystic hygroma

Lymphangiomas: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Lymphangiomas:


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