Cystic lymphangioma of spleen: an abdominal flabbergast

G. V. Manoharan, Sangara Narayanan Narayanasamy, Rakesh Seetharaman


Lymphangioma is congenital malformation of the lymphatic system. It is usually found in children, occurs mostly in the neck and the mediastinum. It is rarely found in the spleen, mostly asymptomatic or detected incidentally by imaging modalities, however the clinical features of splenic lymphangioma include abdominal pain, nausea, and abdominal distention. In our case report Lymphangioma with cystic component and daughter cysts has radiologists to consider it as other neoplastic diseases of the spleen.


Lymphangioma, Benign tumor, Spleen, Splenic neoplasia

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