Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014

  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Retroperitoneal Lymphangioma in an Adult: A Rare Case

    Mutlu Ünver, Şafak Özturk, Varlık Erol, Eyüp Kebabcı, Cezmi Karaca, Ümit Bayol, Cengiz Aydın, Gökhan Akbulut

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 9-11
    Received: 21 March 2014
    Accepted: 22 April 2014
    Published: 10 May 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ass.20140202.11
    Abstract: Retroperitoneal lymphangiomas are rare lesions and usually asymptomatic and the masses are often found incidentally by imaging technique or surgery for other purposes. Sypmthomatic abdominal lymphangiomas most often present as acute abdomen mimicking intestinal obstruction or appendicitis. Pre-operative diagnosis of retroperitoneal lymphangioma, in... Show More