CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2009; 42(02): 248-250
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1699354
Case Report
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

Lymphangiectasis of lower limb: A rare challenging case

Visweswar Bhattacharya
Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, U.P, India
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Biswajit Mishra
Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, U.P, India
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Partha Sarathi Barooah
Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, U.P, India
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Gaurab Ranjan Chaudhuri
Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, U.P, India
,
Siddhartha Bhattacharya
Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, U.P, India
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Publication Date:
15 January 2020 (online)

ABSTRACT

Lymphangiectasis usually occurs in the viscera. Involvement of the lower limb is very rare. It is difficult to establish the diagnosis without detailed investigations. Clinical features are peculiar and may mimic lymphoedema of different origins which needs to be ruled out. Contrary to the expectation, the post-operative result is excellent in the long-term follow-up.

 
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