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A LYMPH NODAL CAPILLARY-CAVERNOUS HEMANGIOMA

Authors
  • A Dellacha
  • E Fulcheri
  • C Campisi

Abstract

A capillary-cavernous hemangioma in an obturator lymph node was found incidentally in a64 year-old woman who had undergone unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and lymphadenectomy for an ovarian neoplasm. Vascular tumors of lymph nodes are briefly reviewed including eight previously described nodal capillary-cavernous hemangiomas. The association with other splanchnic hemangiomas is pointed out and the likelihood that the lesion is a hamartoma rather than a true neoplasm is addressed. Despite its rarity, this entity needs to be recognized by lymphologists who image lymph nodes by lymphangiography as well as by lymph nodal pathologists.

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Dellacha, A. & Fulcheri, E. & Campisi, C., (1999) “A LYMPH NODAL CAPILLARY-CAVERNOUS HEMANGIOMA”, Lymphology 32(3), 123-125.

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26 Aug 1999
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