"Pain in the Neck": Two-Year-Old with Chronic Refractory Right Face/Neck Mixed LM with Episodic Swelling

Ann Kulungowski, M.D., and Taizo Nakano, M.D.
Vascular Anomalies Center, Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Case Summary

  • HPI: 2 yo with chronic refractory right face/neck mixed LM with episodic swelling triggered by infection compromising airway
  • First surgical debulking
  • Rapid development of additional micro- and macrocysts--additional sclerotherapy
  • Adjuvant sirolimus oral therapy

This patient case was presented on 25 April 2018 at the Multidisciplinary Approaches to Vascular Anomalies: Cystic Lymphatic Malformations Webinar on The Hendren Project. See a related patient case from the same webinar.

 

 

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