Volume 8, Issue 23 (6-2001)                   RJMS 2001, 8(23): 49-51 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghafoori M. A CASE REPORT OF SMALL BOWEL LYMPHANGIOMA. RJMS. 2001; 8 (23) :49-51
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-319-en.html

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  Lymphangiomas are rare benign tumors which involve the small bowel and produce multiple intraluminal and intramural filling defects. The patient is a 38 year old female which presented with abdominal discomfort and loss of apetite for 18 months, in small bowel transiet exam mutiple small sharply demarcated intraluminal and intramural filling defects observed. After surgical resection of the involved bowel and pathologic exam, lymphangioma was diagnosed. It is impossible to differentiate these lesions from many of the other causes of filling defects by radiological examinations alone.

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