A case of extensive acquired progressive lymphangioma

Sydney C. Larkin, Ashley B. Wentworth, Julia Lehman, Megha M Tollefson

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Acquired progressive lymphangioma (benign lymphangioendothelioma) is a rare lymphatic anomaly of unclear pathogenesis. Excision is generally advised for local disease, although other therapies have been tried. This report describes a unique case of extensive acquired progressive lymphangioma involving the abdomen, genitalia, and lower extremity of a 1-year-old boy. Rapid progression and multisite involvement required exploration of nonsurgical options for management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPediatric Dermatology
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2018


  • Acquired progressive lymphangioma
  • Benign lymphangioendothelioma
  • Lymphangioma
  • Sirolimus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology


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