Benign Lymphangioendothelioma Clinical Presentation

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: Donald Shenenberger, MD, FAAD, FAAFP; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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History

A single, asymptomatic, slowly expanding patch, plaque, or nodule usually manifests during adolescence or young adulthood. [10] Congenital lesions have been reported. A single example of a giant variant has also been described. [11]

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Physical Examination

Flat to slightly elevated, slowly expanding, red-brown lesions that resemble a bruise may be observed. Occasionally, a red-brown dermal nodule or a skin-colored subcutaneous mass may be observed, either within the patch or alone (see the image below). [12, 13]

Erythematous nodule with macular component at the Erythematous nodule with macular component at the periphery.
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