Huge Multicystic Splenic Lymphangioma in an Adult: A Case Report

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Published: 2023-08-26

Page: 171-176

S. N. Jatal *

Jatal Hospital and Research Centre, Latur, India.

Sudhir Jatal

Jatal Hospital and Research Centre, Latur, Tata Hospital, Mumbai, India.

Sachin Ingle

Department of Pathology, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Splenic Lymphangiomas are incredibly uncommon lesions that mostly affect children. These are divided into benign and malignant tumors, as well as real splenic cysts. A rare and slowly developing benign tumor of the spleen is called a splenic lymphangioma. So far fewer than 100 cases have been reported in the literature. The incidence of splenic lymphangioma is 80-90% in children’s less than two years age and few cases are reported in adults. Splenic lymphangiomas are accounting for less than 0.007% of all splenic tumours, that appears as a single or multiple cystic lesions of the spleen.

We report an extremely rare cases of a 38 years old male, presented with left upper quadrant abdominal pain and huge palpable lump extending up to umbilicus. We performed open total splenectomy.

Keywords: Splenic lymphangioma, splenectomy, splenic tumours

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Jatal, S. N., Jatal, S., & Ingle, S. (2023). Huge Multicystic Splenic Lymphangioma in an Adult: A Case Report . Asian Journal of Research in Surgery, 6(2), 171–176. Retrieved from


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