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Friday, 5 December 2014

CASE 285: SKIN TUMOR, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI - Dr LÊ THÔNG LƯU, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM

Man  31 yo,  past  history 3 years  before went through an operation for removing one small  tumor at the neck. which was suspected a  sebaceous cyst. But now it was in recurrence with size of 2cm. Clinical palpation was not  painful, hard, subcutaneous tumor ( see  foto) due to  scar  by later operation.




Ultrasound found out a subcutaneous tumor, cystic formation, inhomogeneous structure, hypovascular in Doppler ultrasound scanning.





Elastoscan of this tumor is soft in central part, well-bordered, and the covered skin is in intact.



Preoperation  diagnosis  was  not  looked like  sebaceous cyst recurrence. 

Surgery  removed this tumor..


Surgeon reported  macroscopy of the  tumor being like  caverneous  hemangioma.
Microscopic result  confirmed  the  diagnosis for the case.


1 comment :

Dr Le Thanh Liem said...

I think, this is subcutaneous Cystic Lymphangioma.