Solitary lymphangioma of the femur. A case report

Akio Sakamoto, Shuichi Matsuda, Kazuhiro Tanaka, Tomoyuki Shukuri, Katsumi Harimaya, Yukihide Iwamoto

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Abstract

Lymphangioma of the bone is a benign lesion, characterized by newly formed lymph vessels. It usually occurs in a diffuse manner or as multiple lesions. Solitary lymphangioma of the bone is an extremely rare condition, We herein describe a case of solitary lymphangioma of the femur in a 55-year-old woman who presented with knee pain. Radiographs showed an eccentric osteolytic lesion in the distal femur. This is the first reported case of solitary lymphangioma of the bone occurring in the femur.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-504
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic Science
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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    Sakamoto, A., Matsuda, S., Tanaka, K., Shukuri, T., Harimaya, K., & Iwamoto, Y. (2002). Solitary lymphangioma of the femur. A case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Science, 7(4), 501-504. https://doi.org/10.1007/s007760200088