Treatment of lymphangioma in children: our experience of 128 cases.

  title={Treatment of lymphangioma in children: our experience of 128 cases.},
  author={Tadaharu Okazaki and Saori Iwatani and Toshihiro Yanai and Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Yoshifumi Kato and Takashi Marusasa and Geoffrey James Lane and Atsuyuki Yamataka},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={42 2},
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to investigate the optimal treatment for lymphangioma in children by analyzing the effectiveness and complications of treatment modalities. METHODS We reviewed 128 patients with lymphangioma treated at our institution between 1979 and 2005. Periods of treatment were divided arbitrarily into 2 groups: period I, from 1979 to 1988 (n = 53); and period II, from 1989 to 2005 (n = 75). According to radiological appearance, patients were grouped into 4 types: single… CONTINUE READING

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