Cystic Fibrosis and Retroperitoneal Cystic Lymphangioma: A Novel Match

Mercantini, Paolo; Virgilio, Edoardo; lo Conte, Annalisa; Grieco, Michele; Ziparo, Vincenzo
January 2012
American Surgeon;Jan2012, Vol. 78 Issue 1, pE6
Academic Journal
The article focuses on cystic fibrosis and retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma. It describes a case study of a 35-year-old man with abdominal bloating, weight gain, and constipation who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) as a child. A cystic mass was found over the retroperitoneum into the abdominal cavity. Cyst fenestration was performed and the patient was diagnosed with retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma (RCL).


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