Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 10

Case Report: Ultrasound Pattern Recognition to Diagnose and Evaluate Pediatric Lymphangioma of Neck

Rajesh C Kamble1*, Alpana N Joshi2, Pravin Mestry1, Vipul Jethwa3 and Amol Nage4

1MBBS, MD Radiodiagnosis, Shobha Diagnostic Centre, Dhiraj Apartments, Mumbai, India
2MBBS, MD Radiodiagnosis, DNB, Shobha Diagnostic Centre, Dhiraj Apartments, Mumbai, India
3MBBS, DMRD DNB Radiodiagnosis, Shobha Diagnostic Centre, Dhiraj Apartments, Mumbai, India
4MBBS, MS MCH Pediatric Surgery, Shobha Diagnostic Centre, Dhiraj Apartments, Mumbai, India

*Corresponding Author: Rajesh C Kamble, MBBS, MD Radiodiagnosis, Shobha Diagnostic Centre, Dhiraj Apartments, Mumbai, India.

Received: July 31, 2023; Published: September 07, 2023

Abstract

Lymphangiomas are most common lesions seen in the pediatric age group.

They are exclusively seen in the head neck and axillary region. Infact they are exclusively also picked as part of prenatal sonography (50 - 65% detection rate) and followed up in post-natal for confirmation. (90% detection rate) High frequency ultrasound with linear transducers have revolutionized the imaging of these lesions. They can be diagnosed with great accuracy due to its specific appearance on ultrasound.

Hypoechoic cystic lesion with classic thin walled septations within them and avascular on colour Doppler studies seen in a pediatric age group is signature finding to diagnose lymphangioma on ultrasound and best modality to evaluate pediatric patients in day-to-day clinical practice.

 Keywords: Lymphangioma; Neck Ultrasound; Pediatric Lymphangiomas; Complicated Lymphangiomas

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Citation

Citation: Rajesh C Kamble., et al. “Case Report: Ultrasound Pattern Recognition to Diagnose and Evaluate Pediatric Lymphangioma of Neck".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.10 (2023): 10-15.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Rajesh C Kamble., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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