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benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels

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Cavernous lymphangioma, comprised of dilated lymphatic vessels with surrounding adventitia.
These lesions can be classified in to four categories: superficial cutaneous lymphangioma (composed of small, thin-walled lymphatics), cavernous lymphangioma (composed of dilated lymphatic vessels with surrounding adventitia), cystic lymphangioma (consisting of huge, macroscopic lymphatic spaces with surrounding fibrovascular tissues and smooth muscle), and diffuse systemic lymphangioma (in which lymphatic channels appear to be dissecting dense collagen bundles).
Cavernous lymphangioma are subcutaneous and commonly affect the oral cavity, neck, and tongue.
In one patient, we noticed a huge retroperitoneal cyst on abdominal ultrasonography, which was subjected to CT scan and confirmed as huge cystic cavernous lymphangioma (Fig.
Findings on histologic analysis of the surgical specimen were consistent with a cavernous lymphangioma.
8] These are typically called a cavernous lymphangioma.