Abdominal premesenteric cystic lymphangioma

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Progressive abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male

There is a large well-defined fluid attenuating lesion anterior to the peritoneum and posterior to the anterior abdominal wall protruding through umbilical hernia measuring about 16 x 6.4 x 19 cm in TR, AP and CC dimensions respectively. No solid areas. No calcification. No evidence of intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal extension. The bowel loops are compressed posteriorly by the lesion. No abnormal bowel dilatation is noted.

Case Discussion

The case presents an uncommon feature of a common disease.

Limitation: No further follow up of the patient available.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.