Perirenal Macrocystic Lymphatic Malforamtion in a Neonate: A Case Report

Saloua Ammar, Manar Hbaieb, Mohamed Zouari, Hayet Zitouni, Chiraz Regaieg, Amel BEN Hamed, Mahdi Ben Dhaou, Abdellatif Gargouri, Zeineb Mnif, Riadh Mhiri
2019 Journal of Neonatal Surgery  
Perirenal lymphatic malformation (LM) is a rare benign lesion that often simulate as perinephric collection or parapelvic cyst. A neonate, antenatally diagnosed with a renal cystic mass, was investigated to have a perirenal LM on postnatal ultrasonography and MRI. The LM was excised successfully. Histopathologic examination of the specimen confirmed the diagnosis. Perirenal LM should be evoked for a renal cystic mass diagnosed prenatally. Knowledge of this entity can prevent an unnecessary
more » ... an unnecessary nephrectomy.
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