Cavernous Lymphangioma Arising in the Chest Wall 19 Years after Excision of a Cystic Hygroma

  title={Cavernous Lymphangioma Arising in the Chest Wall 19 Years after Excision of a Cystic Hygroma},
  author={Woo Surng Lee and Yo Han Kim and Hyun Keun Chee and Song Am Lee and Jong Duk Kim and Dong Chan Kim},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
Lymphangioma is a congenital malformation of the lymphatic system and is thought to result from the failure of the lymphatic system to connect with the venous system. Lymphangioma of the chest wall is a very rare disease entity, and only a few cases have ever been documented in the literature. To the best of our knowledge, there have been few cases of recurrent cavernous lymphangioma after surgical excision of a cystic hygroma on the same side of the chest wall. Here, we report a case of a… CONTINUE READING


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