CC-BY 4.0 · European J Pediatr Surg Rep 2017; 05(01): e60-e61
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1606388
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Intralesional Endoscopy and Septectomy as a Diagnostic Tool and Treatment Method for Lymphatic Malformations

Anne-Sophie Holler1, Jan Gödeke1, Veronika Engel1, Oliver J. Muensterer1
  • 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Medicine of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
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Publication History

03 January 2017

23 February 2017

Publication Date:
15 October 2017 (online)

New Insights and the Importance for the Pediatric Surgeon

Current treatment options for lymphatic malformations are expectant management, sclerotherapy, and surgical resection. Intralesional endoscopy and intercystic septectomy constitute a promising supplementary treatment method for subcutaneous lymphatic malformations. By creating a single, communicating cavity, the efficacy of subsequent sclerotherapy may be increased, and thus the need for multiple treatment sessions may be avoidable.