Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 185--189

Oral lymphangioma: A case report


J Jeeva Rathan1, BG Harsha Vardhan2, MS Muthu1, Venkatachalapathy1, K Saraswathy2, N Sivakumar1 
1 Department of Pediatric dentistry, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Maduravoyal, Chennai,Tamilnadu, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Maduravoyal, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Correspondence Address:
B G Harsha Vardhan
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology,Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital,Alapakkam Main Road, Maduravoyal,Chennai - 600095, Tamilnadu
India

Lymphangiomas are congenital malformations of lymphatic vessels filled with a clear protein-rich fluid containing few lymph cells. It can also occur in association with hemangioma. Large lymphangioma extending into the tissue spaces of neck is referred to as cystic hygroma. Herewith, we present a case of cystic hygroma associated with lymphangioma of tongue leading to macroglossia in a 5-year-old boy.


How to cite this article:
Jeeva Rathan J, Harsha Vardhan B G, Muthu M S, Venkatachalapathy, Saraswathy K, Sivakumar N. Oral lymphangioma: A case report.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2005;23:185-189


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Jeeva Rathan J, Harsha Vardhan B G, Muthu M S, Venkatachalapathy, Saraswathy K, Sivakumar N. Oral lymphangioma: A case report. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2005 [cited 2020 Dec 5 ];23:185-189
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