Pulmonary lymphangioma in a 14-month-old

Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jan;27(1):52-4. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182045f8b.


Intrapulmonary lymphangiomas are very rare. We report a case of a 14-month-old child found to have a pulmonary lymphangioma on routine chest radiograph in the emergency department and discuss the possible implications and appropriate management of this condition by the emergency physician.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Angiography / methods
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Lung Neoplasms / surgery
  • Lymphangioma / diagnosis*
  • Lymphangioma / surgery
  • Male
  • Pneumonectomy / methods
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed