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Year : 2017 | Month : May | Volume : 11 | Issue : 5 | Page : ED03 - ED04

Lymphovascular Malformation – A Report of Two Cases

Mitakshara Sharma, Varuna Mallya, Nita Khurana, Praveen Kumar, Rajan Duggal

1. Senior Resident, Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. 3. Director Professor, Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. 5. Additional Director, Department of Pathology, Fortis Escorts, Okhla, Delhi, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Varuna Mallya,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology,
Room No 269, Pathology Block, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi-110002, India.
E-mail: varunamallya@gmail.com

Abstract

Congenital Vascular Malformations (CVM) represents a group of vascular anomalies that are the result of defective development of the vascular system. Lymphatic malformation consists of dilated lymphatic vessels caused by occlusion of the lymphatic drainage system due to congenital malformations or acquired causes such as the effects of trauma, infection, or surgery. Lymphaticovenous Malformation (LVM) is composed of lymphatic and venous channels. The most common sites are the neck and axilla. We report two cases of a four and a half-year-old and a seven-year-old child who presented with complaints of swelling in arm and groin respectively. A provisional diagnosis was made on radiological investigations. Excision was done and the diagnosis was confirmed on histopathology and immunohistochemistry. The cases which were presented as LVMs are rare congenital tumours and require a high index of suspicion on part of pathologist and surgeon to reach a definitive diagnosis.

Keywords

Congenital tumours, Lymphatics, Podoplanin

How to cite this article :

Mitakshara Sharma, Varuna Mallya, Nita Khurana, Praveen Kumar, Rajan Duggal. LYMPHOVASCULAR MALFORMATION – A REPORT OF TWO CASES. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 May [cited: 2017 May 24 ]; 11:ED03-ED04. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=May&volume=11&issue=5&page=ED03-ED04&id=9767

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/25326.9767


Date of Submission: Nov 10, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Dec 11, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Jan 05, 2017
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2017


Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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