Lymphangioma Circumscriptum: Case Reports with Review of Literature

2015 Journal of Contemporary Medicine and Dentistry  
Lymphangiomas are congenital hyperplastic malformations of lymphatic vessels, which are benign in nature. Age wise, lymphangiomas have predilection for early childhood. Most common location is head and neck region, majority being superficial in location, although some may extend into deeper planes. Oral cavity is comparatively less common site, out of which anterior two third of tongue is most favored site. Macroscopic appearance together with histopathological examination of biopsied sample
more » ... ps in diagnosis. Most common modality of treatment is surgical excision, although recurrence is common. Prognosis is usually good in majority of the cases, except where tumors invade vital structures or large tumors obstructing airway. Here we report two cases of intraoral lymphangiomas with review of literature.
doi:10.18049/jcmad/329a11 fatcat:3tslequ7mzbl3drxdkkcdpqk74