Journal of Blood & Lymph

ISSN: 2165-7831

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Indrani Sen

Christian Medical College,
Vellore, 632004, Tamil nadu

  • Case Report
    Need To Treat Lymphatic Malformations
    Author(s): Indrani Sen, Stephen E, Selvaraj D, Premkumar P and Agarwal SIndrani Sen, Stephen E, Selvaraj D, Premkumar P and Agarwal S

    Both truncular and extratruncular forms of lymphatic malformations; as described in the Hamburg classification; remain difficult to treat. Most of these malformations are treated adequately or present with complications (recurrent infection, cellulitis, bleeding, skin ooze) increasing the therapeutic challenge. We present a case with complications of a LM highlighting the need for early intervention for these lesions. A 19 year old male presented with watery discharge from the skin over a left thigh swelling since childhood. He was diagnosed to have an extratruncular Lymphatic Malformation (LM). Treatment was deferred. He presented with necrosis of the skin and subcutaneous tissue after 3 months requiring debridement and split thickness skin graft. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7831.1000121

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