Surgical excision as primary treatment modality for extensive cervicofacial lymphatic malformations in children.

@article{Bajaj2011SurgicalEA,
  title={Surgical excision as primary treatment modality for extensive cervicofacial lymphatic malformations in children.},
  author={Yogesh Bajaj and Richard Hewitt and Sonna Ifeacho and Benjamin Ernest John Hartley},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 5},
  pages={673-7}
}
OBJECTIVE There has been much recent focus on sclerotherapy treatment of lymphatic malformations with OK432. Surgical treatment however can have a number of advantages, including complete curative excision. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of surgical excision as the primary (first) treatment for this condition. This group includes a number of children with very extensive disease as well as some with smaller lesions. METHODS Prospectively collected database with additional… CONTINUE READING

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