Lymphatic Dysplasias in Newborns and Children: The Role of Lymphoscintigraphy

Carlo Bellini, Francesco Boccardo, Corradino Campisi, Giuseppe Villa, Gioconda Taddei, Cristina Traggiai, Eugenio Bonioli

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We performed lymphoscintigraphy in 15 patients (newborns and children) affected by congenital lymphatic dysplasia. We suggest that lymphoscintigraphy is mandatory in all patients with signs of lymphatic dysplasia, including those with minimal and initial signs of lymphatic impairment, to obtain very early diagnosis and begin treatment.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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