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A Rare Case of a Giant Cavernous Lymphangioma of the Chest Wall in a Child

DOI: 10.4236/ojrd.2016.61001, PP. 1-6

Keywords: Cavernous Lymphangioma, Chest Wall

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Cavernous lymphangioma of the chest wall is a very rare disease entity, and only a few cases have ever been documented in the literature. Cases of recurrent cavernous lymphangioma after surgical excision of a cystic lymphangioma on the same side of the chest wall are quite uncommon. We report a case of a 10-year-old girl, with a giant cavernous lymphangioma of the left lateral chest wall extending into the axilla, who had undergone surgical excision of a cystic lymphangioma 9 years earlier.

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