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Can you tell me if lymphangioma spreads to other children?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
NO: It is not spread to kids. It is a benign growth of the lymphatics.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Could lymphangioma spread to other children?

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Dr. Brendan Rice
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No...: Lymphangiomas are not contagious or transmittable from one to another. They either occur congenitally (genetically) or can be acquired due to inflammation, trauma, or something obstructing the lymph system. Hope that helps!

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