Hepatic lymphangiomatosis. Report of a case and review of the literature.

@article{Steenbergen1985HepaticLR,
  title={Hepatic lymphangiomatosis. Report of a case and review of the literature.},
  author={Werner van Steenbergen and Etienne Joosten and Guy Marchal and Albert Baert and M J Vanstapel and Valeer Desmet and P. Wijnants and J G S De Groote},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1985},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={1968-72}
}
Hepatic lymphangioma is an extremely rare benign tumor, which usually occurs as part of a multiorgan lymphangiomatous involvement. We describe an adult patient with a huge hepatomegaly caused by a diffuse lymphangiomatous infiltration of the liver, which has never been reported before. Extrahepatic localizations could not be demonstrated. On ultrasonography and computed abdominal tomography, the liver lesions were not distinguishable from necrotic metastases. However, the endoscopic and… CONTINUE READING
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