A rare case of fallopian tube lymphangioma

Authors

  • Srikala Doddareddy Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Shravya Manohar Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sumana Manohar Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20205272

Keywords:

Pain abdomen, Adnexal mass, Lymphangioma

Abstract

Lymphangioma of the fallopian tube is a very rare lesion, usually present as benign lesions of the lymphatic system. They are generally diagnosed incidentally, may be asymptomatic or present as a palpable abdominal mass. Lymphangiomas are usually seen in the head and neck region, intra-abdominal localisation is rare. A very limited number of cases of fallopian tube lymphangiomas have been reported. We present an extremely rare case of unilateral fallopian tube lymphangioma (right side) in a 32 year old parous lady who was presented to us with right lower abdominal pain. Clinically no significant findings were noted. CECT abdomen reported as a probable endometriotic cyst. On laparoscopy she was found to have a cystic lesion arising from the right fallopian tube. Patient underwent right salphingo-oophorectomy and histopathology reported as lymphangioma of the fallopian tube.

Author Biographies

Srikala Doddareddy, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Senior Registrar

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Shravya Manohar, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Associate Consultant

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sumana Manohar, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Senior Consultant

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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2020-11-26

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