Extra-truncular congenital vascular malformation of the abdominal wall

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


The patient had a "birthmark" at the lower right abdominal wall, that had become slightly more prominent during the last few months.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Prominent cutaneous lesion with several blue blebs at the anterolateral lower abdominal wall and iliac crest.

Ultrasound showed tubular and convuluted vascular structures in the subcutaneous tissue.

On MRI, the lesion enhanced faintly and only on delayed images. No av shunting was present.

Case Discussion

Isolated, combined haemolymphatic and venous malformation of the extra-truncular type.

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Case information

rID: 17475
Published: 17th Apr 2012
Last edited: 1st Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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