Severe splenomegaly and anemia developed in a 5-year-old girl with diffuse lymphangiomatosis of the upper part of the body. Radioisotope scanning and celiac angiography demonstrated lymphangiomatosis of the spleen, a rare but diagnosable condition. Intractable infection in areas of ulcerated skin led to her death from overwhelming sepsis.
(JAMA 236:2315-2317, 1976)
Avigad S, Jaffe R, Frand M, Izhak Y, Rotem Y. Lymphangiomatosis With Splenic Involvement. JAMA. 1976;236(20):2315–2317. doi:10.1001/jama.1976.03270210041022
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