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Pediatric Lymphatic Malformations

Key Points About Lymphatic Malformation in Children

  • A lymphatic malformation  is a lymphatic vessel that isn't formed correctly. The vessel traps the lymph fluid and causes cysts to form. Your child may have one or more of these cysts.
  • This is a condition your child is born with.
  • They are most common in the neck.
  • Most lymphatic malformations are diagnosed at birth. The rest are often found by 2 years old.
  • Treatment may include surgery to remove the lymphatic malformation or other methods to destroy it.
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Vascular Anomalies Clinic

The Vascular Anomalies Clinic brings all of the necessary pediatric specialists together -- in one place -- for individual evaluation and treatment of children with vascular anomalies.