Ultrasound findings in retroperitoneal lymphangiomyomatosis

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Abstract

A 44-year old female patient with pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis was examined by standard abdominal sonography. A wide involvement of the retroperitoneal lymph nodes and vessels was found. The relevant sonographic features were enlarged lymph nodes, and multiple anechoic structures, irregular in shape, thin-walled, with intraluminal septa. The findings, which resembled active cysts or liquid-filled bowels, were diagnosed as multiple extasic lymphatic vessels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-89
Number of pages2
JournalBildgebung/Imaging
Volume57
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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