Complex lymphatic anomalies.

  title={Complex lymphatic anomalies.},
  author={C C Trenor and Gulraiz Chaudry},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric surgery},
  volume={23 4},
Complex lymphatic anomalies include several diagnoses with overlapping patterns of clinical symptoms, anatomic location, imaging features, hematologic alterations, and complications. Lymphatic malformations likely arise through anomalous embryogenesis of the lymphatic system. Analysis of clinical, imaging, histologic, and hematologic features is often needed to reach a diagnosis. Aspiration of fluid collections can readily define fluid as chylous or not. The presence of chyle indicates… CONTINUE READING


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