Massive congenital lymphatic malformation of the small intestine: Case report and review of the literature

Jessica A. Naiditch, Katherine A. Barsness, Charles Fitz, David J. Hackam*

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Abstract

Herein is a case of a congenitally diagnosed mesenteric lymphatic malformation involving nearly the entire small bowel and colon. Although drainage and sclerotherapy were initially performed, extensive small and large bowel resection was ultimately necessary. A review of the literature is provided with a discussion of potential and optimal treatment modalities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)325-327
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Volume1
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2013

Keywords

  • Congenital
  • Mesenteric lymphatic malformation
  • Sclerosant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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