CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology 2021; 04(01): 070-073
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1718248
Case Report

A Case of Abdominothoracic Cystic Lymphangiomatosis Presenting as Left-Sided Inguinal Swelling in a Young Adult: Radiological Manifestation

Dibyamohan Hazarika
1   Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology, Ayursundra Superspecialty Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
2   Department of Radiology, Mata Chanan Devi Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Lymphatic system imaging has been a challenging field in Radiology. We here describe a case of a 26-year-old male who presented with complaints of left-sided inguinoscrotal swelling and was subsequently diagnosed with abdomino-thoracic cystic lymphangiomatosis. Detailed imaging evaluation across the modalities of ultrasonography, computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging evaluation revealed extensive involvement and diagnostic imaging appearance of the unique lymphatic system abnormality. Imaging findings were confirmed on histopathology.

Publication History

Article published online:
10 November 2020

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