RAYMOND HARRIS, M.D.; ANDREW G. PRANDONI, M.D.
Although lymphangiomas of various bodily structures are described, review of available medical literature reveals only one previously reported account of primary lymphangioma of bone.1 This present case of widespread, multiple, cavernous bone lymphangiomas associated with congenital lymphedema of the left forearm warrants recording because of its provocative diagnostic and etiologic considerations, as well as its rarity.
A white unmarried Army private, aged 20, entered Walter Reed General Hospital on August 12, 1946, complaining of swelling of his left forearm. Present since birth, this condition had increased markedly in 1933, when he was seven, after the injection of diphtheria
HARRIS R, PRANDONI AG. GENERALIZED PRIMARY LYMPHANGIOMAS OF BONE: REPORT OF CASE ASSOCIATED WITH CONGENITAL LYMPHEDEMA OF FOREARM1. Ann Intern Med. ;33:1302–1313. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-5-1302
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(5):1302-1313.
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