Cystic Lymphangioma: A Rare Cause of Haemorrhagic Ascites PD01-PD02
Dr. Swanit Hemant Deshpande,
1101, Bhavya Supreme, Parel Village, Parel East-400012, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Lymphangiomas are congenital malformations of the lymphatic system. Multiple intra-abdominal cystic lymphangiomas are rare in adults. Author present a case of a 39-year-old male, presenting with recurrent episodes of haemorrhagic ascites. Laparoscopic biopsy and imaging investigations revealed multiple intra-abdominal cystic lymphangiomas involving the spleen, the liver and the retro-peritoneum. Surgical excision including splenectomy, excision of retroperitoneal and mesenteric lesions was done. The patient has been asymptomatic for 2 years on follow-up.