Guidelines for the successful treatment of lymphangioma with OK-432.

  title={Guidelines for the successful treatment of lymphangioma with OK-432.},
  author={Behrouz Banieghbal and Michael R.Q. Davies},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={13 2},
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Cystic hygroma or lymphangioma (LA) is a disfiguring benign lesion commonly seen in the neck and face regions in children. Extensive neck/face resectional surgery is frequently performed for this condition, often with disappointing results. An attractive alternative to surgery is injection, sclerosing therapy. OK-432 injection therapy has been characterised as a novel treatment of LA since 1987. Since this first report, there have been a number of articles from different… CONTINUE READING