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2006-01-24-12 Lymphangioma of the neck © Cuillier

Cervical lymphangioma

 Cuillier F, MD*, Alessandri JL, MD**, Lemaire P#, Deshayes M#

* Department of Gynecology, Félix Guyon’ Hospital,  **Department of Neontatology, Félix Guyon’ Hospital, #Sonographer, Moufia’street, Saint-Denis, Ile de la Réunion, France.

This is a case of a cervical lymphangioma diagnosed at 25 weeks. The lymphangioma grew progressively during the gestation. The patient refused to interrupt the pregnancy. The baby was delivered at 38 weeks (cesarean section). The baby was hospitalized immediately in neonatology unit and intubated. He died after few hours due to respiratory insufficiency.

Cervical view at 33 weeks showing cystic lymphangioma

Cervical view at 33 weeks

3D view at 33 weeks

Postnatal view

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