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Case report
Cystic lymphangioma of breast: a rare presentation
  1. Surabhi Agarwal1,
  2. Mrugesh Doctor2,
  3. Surojit Ruidas1 and
  4. Hira Lal1
  1. 1Radiodiagnosis, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Radiology, Gujarat Imaging Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hira Lal; hiralal2007{at}


A 36-year-old woman presented to the radiology department with a history of gradual increase in the size of her left breast and greenish discolouration of the skin over it since 1.5 months. Physical examination revealed a soft non-tender mass involving the whole of the left breast. Radiological investigations further established the presence of multiple well-defined lobulated multiseptated and cystic fluid-containing lesions involving the entire left breast and extending to the axillary tail. Successful surgical excision was performed. The patient made a good recovery without any signs of recurrence.

  • radiology
  • breast surgery
  • ultrasonography

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  • Contributors SA and MD conducted the study including patient recruitment, data collection and data analysis. SA and HL did the literature review and prepared the manuscript draft. All the authors had complete access to study data. The manuscript was finally reviewed by SA and SR.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.