Cystic lymphangioma of the spleen: MR findings with pathologic correlation
A case of histologically confirmed cystic lymphangioma of the spleen was presented. On MR imaging, the mass was shown as multiloculated hyperintensity areas on T2-weighted images, corresponding to dilated lymphatic spaces. The septa were demonstrated as hypointensity bands, corresponding to abundant fibrous connective tissues. MR findings correlated well with histologic findings. MRI was a useful noninvasive modality for the diagnosis.
Key wordsLymphangioma Spleen MRI CT, septation
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