Splenic lymphangioma (pathology)

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Ryan


Cystic splenic lesion on CT scan.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Transverse section through subcapsular multilocular cystic lesion showing smooth lining and thin walled septa. There is a small amount of surrounding splenic parenchyma.


Low power - multicystic lesion with thin walled septa and surrounding splenic parenchyma.

High power - The thin fibrous cyst walls are lined by flat endothelial cells. Focal cyst wall calcification.

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