Retroperitoneal lympangioma in an adult - a case report

Author : H D Vinay, Kemba Padu, Sunilkumar Singh Salam, Sandesh Onkarappa, Birkumar M Sharma

Lymphangiomas are rare, benign, hamartomatous congenital malformations of the lymphatic system that may involve any part of the body. Retroperitoneal lymphangiomas account for less than 1% of cases which may present as a palpable abdominal mass and can cause diagnostic dilemma with other retroperitoneal cystic tumors, including those arising from the liver, kidney and pancreas. Due to rarity and difficulties in diagnosing preoperatively case has been reported.

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