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J Korean Surg Soc. 2004 Aug;67(2):160-162. Korean. Case Report.
Jun GH , Kim NH , Jun BC , Bae JM , Bae JD , Jung KH .
Department of Surgery, Dongguk University Medical College, Gyeongju, Korea. jongdals@netian.com
Abstract

A lymphangioma is comparatively rare in the elimentary tract, and is a benign tumor of the lymphatic system. A duodenal lymphangioma is especially rare, and has an obscure etiology. Clinically, and in the laboratory the are non-specific, and are incidentally found by endoscopy, and their treatment is total excision. Recently, the authors experienced a 45 year-old woman, who had a duodenal lymphangioma, but with no symptom. An endoscopic examination revealed a single, about 2 cm, polypoid lesion below the ampulla. The lesion was successfully excised after a duodenotomy.

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