Lymphangiectasia Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 09, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

A lymphangiectatic variant of pilomatricoma has been described. [27]

Malignant melanoma in-transit metastasis may occasionally resemble lymphangiectasis. [28]

Lymphangiectasia can mimic different types of warts (eg, plantar, genital). [29, 30, 31, 12]

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita has been described with pulmonary lymphangiectasia. [32]

Benign mesothelial nodule reflux has been described in acquired cutaneous lymphangiectasia associated with an ovarian clear cell carcinoma. [33]

Differential Diagnoses