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What are treatments for lymphangioma?

What are treatments for  lymphangioma?

Surgery/medication: Either surgery or sclerosing agents that cause scarring of the inside of the lymphangioma cysts. ...Read more

Dr. Andy Chung
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Lymphangioma (Definition)

Lymphangiomas are malformations of the lymphatic system that lead to a collection of fluid under the skin. The lymphatic system is a network of vessels that collect the tiny amounts of fluid and protein that normally leak ...Read more


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What is the treatment for lymphangioma?

What is the treatment for lymphangioma?

Difficult: There are various surgical treatments for lymphangioma depending on the size and location of the mass. You should consult a pediatric surgeon or a plastic surgeon with expertise in pediatrics. ...Read more

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Treatment for lymphangioma, does OK- 432 show effectiveness on the treatment of lymphangioma ?

Treatment for lymphangioma,  does OK- 432 show effectiveness on the treatment of lymphangioma ?

Yes: Lymphangiomas are benign, soft tissue tumors often affecting the head and neck area, causing marked cosmetic problems. Treatment includes surgery and various sclerotherapy agents. OK-432 is such an agent. An intracystic injection produces a local inflammatory reaction, which frequently leads to resolution of the lesion. OK-432 injections should be used as a first line of treatment. ...Read more

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Should a lymphangioma be painful?

Should a lymphangioma be painful?

It's possible. : They are not usually painful. However, depending on the location and if they are ulcerating or draining, they could potentially cause discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the tests for lymphangioma?

What are the tests for lymphangioma?

CT scan: Ct scan or possibly mri. Ultrasoind can be used as well but won't give you as accurate view of the anatomy involved. ...Read more

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Why would a lymphangioma be painful?

Why would a lymphangioma be painful?

Pressure: buildup of pressure can lead to bulging of vessels and pain. Certainly any nerve involvement will lead to pain syndromes. See a specialist for treatment options. ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of a lymphangioma?

What are the presenting symptoms of a lymphangioma?

Depends on location: Symptoms will depend on the location of the mass and it's size, . The most serious being an enlarging mass in the airway. ...Read more

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Is lymphangioma congenital ?

Is lymphangioma congenital
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Yes: Yes lymphangioma is a congenital condition in the sense that it is something that a baby is born with. But it is also something that can progressively enlarge after birth. ...Read more

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Is lymphangioma genetic?

Is lymphangioma genetic?

Sometimes: Some lymphangiomas that occur in utero can be due to genetic disorders such as noonan syndrome, trisomy 13, trisomy 18, trisomy 21, and turner syndrome. Some are acquired and have no obvious genetic cause. ...Read more

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What is lymphangioma?

What is lymphangioma?

Benign tumor: Lymphangioma is a collection of lymph vessels that carry blister fluid. No one knows why they form, or suddenly grow. ...Read more