Progressive Lymphangioma



Progressive Lymphangioma


David Cassarino, MD, PhD










Low-magnification histologic examination of a progressive lymphangioma shows widely dilated lymphatic spaces in the superficial dermis.






High-power examination shows irregular contours of lymphatic spaces and small, bland-appearing lining endothelial cells image.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Acquired progressive lymphangioma


  • Benign lymphangioendothelioma


Definitions



  • Benign, localized proliferation of lymphatic vessels


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Unknown



  • May be related to trauma in some cases

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Progressive Lymphangioma
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