Linfangioma cistico mesenterico. Descrizione di un caso e revisione della letteratura.

Carmelo Sciume', Giuseppe Modica, Girolamo Geraci, Diletta Tinaglia, Franco Pisello, Tiziana Facella

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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
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)521-528
Numero di pagine8
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2006

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