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European Journal of Dermatology

Lymphangiosarcoma of the pubic region: a rare complication arising in congenital non-hereditary lymphedema Volume 8, numéro 7, October - November 1998


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Lymphangiosarcoma (LAS) is a rare, vascular tumour, frequently associated with post-mastectomy lymphedema (Stewart Treves's syndrome) [1]. Exceptionally, this form of very aggressive neoplasm arises in congenital lymphedema, commonly classified into hereditary (Milroy's syndrome and Meige's syndrome) and non-hereditary lymphedemas [2-4]. Until now, only four cases of LAS arising in a non-hereditary congenital lymphedema of the lower...