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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 147, Issue 5, pp 553–555 | Cite as

Intra-abdominal cystic lymphangioma, in a newborn infant

Case report and review of the literature
  • L. P. Brion
  • J. P. Goolaerts
  • E. R. Avni
  • D. Ardichvili
  • M. Tondeur
Case Reports

Abstract

We report a newborn infant presenting with an intra-abdominal cystic lymphangioma, in which necrosis and infection led to an unusual combination of solid and liquid areas observed by ultrasonography.

Key words

Newborn infants Subobstruction Cystic lymphangioma Ultrasonography Total body opacification 

Abbreviations

KUB

Kidney Ureter Bladder

BUN

blood urea nitrogen

MCT

median chain triglycerides

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. P. Brion
    • 1
  • J. P. Goolaerts
    • 2
  • E. R. Avni
    • 3
  • D. Ardichvili
    • 4
  • M. Tondeur
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsInstitut Edith CavellBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Paediatric SurgeryInstitut Edith CavellBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyInstitut Edith CavellBrusselsBelgium
  4. 4.Department of PathologyInstitut Edith CavellBrusselsBelgium

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