Lymphangiectasia Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • 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. [25]

Malignant melanoma in-transit metastasis may occasionally resemble lymphangiectasis. [26]

Lymphangiectasia can mimic different types of warts (eg, plantar, genital). [27, 28, 29, 12]

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita has been described with pulmonary lymphangiectasia. [30]

Benign mesothelial nodule reflux has been described in acquired cutaneous lymphangiectasia associated with an ovarian clear cell carcinoma. [31]

Differential Diagnoses