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Retroperitoneal Cystic Lymphangioma: Case Report

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Introduction: Retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma is a rare benign tumor of the retroperitoneal lymphatics that usually manifests in infancy. It is worth to Report of unexpected presentation especially in Adult. Case Presentation: An adult patient with Left Lower abdominal was referred to our hospital. Abdominal ultra-sonography revealed a large, multilocular, cystic mass with an obscure margin. CT of the abdomen showed a large homogeneous mass. Laparoscopy revealed a huge retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma confirmed by histopathology. Conclusion: Adult cyst lymphangioma is the rare benign tumor with unclear intra abdominal manifestation. In our report the retroperitoneum was the rare location of this tumor.

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S. Fanaei and S. Ziaee, "Retroperitoneal Cystic Lymphangioma: Case Report," Surgical Science, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2011, pp. 209-211. doi: 10.4236/ss.2011.24046.

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