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

Clinica Dermatologica IV, Istituto di Scienze Biomediche, Ospedale San Paolo, Università degli Studi di Milano, via A. di Rudini, 8, 20142 Milano, Italy.
  • Page(s) : 511-4
  • Année de parution : 1998

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 [...]