Objective: The Authors report their experience in diagnosis and treatment of one case of mesenteric cystic lymphangioma; recent international literature review. Experimental Design: Complete clinical report. Diagnostic, clinical and prognostic indication, evaluation of effectiveness of radical surgical treatment and follow-up. Setting: Operative Unit of General and Thoracic Surgery. University "Paolo Giaccone" of Palermo. Intervention: Radical surgical treatment, according to international guide-lines. Results: Complete recovery with "restitutio ad integrum". No relapse were recorded at short follow up. Conclusions: Even when asymptomatic and discovered incidentally, LCM must be treated surgically because of the potential to grow, invade vital structures, and develop life-threatening complications. The best and only radical treatment is the total removal of the lesions with microscopically clear borders, when it is available
|Numero di pagine||8|
|Rivista||ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2006|
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Sciume', C., Geraci, G., Modica, G., Tinaglia, D., Pisello, F., & Facella, T. (2006). Linfangioma cistico mesenterico. Descrizione di un caso e revisione della letteratura. ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA, 77, 521-528.