Current Pediatric Research

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- Current Pediatric Research (2012) Volume 16, Issue 1

Giant lymphatic malformation of the trunk with hemorrhage

Lymphatic malformation involving trunk is rare, commomnly being in neck and axillary region. A neonate with giant cystic swelling on left side of trunk since birth with overlying echymosis & abrasion, and severe pallor is presented. Aspiration and sonography suggested diagnosis of cystic hygroma with intralesional hemorrhage. Blood transfusion and sclerotherapy was done followed by surgical excision, but the baby died of sepsis postoperatively.

Author(s): SN Singh, Mohammad Tahazzul, Anita Singh, RK Chaudhary

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