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Lymphangioma Of Hand. Presented by Dr. Oliver and Dr. Finnerud.
The patient was a girl, aged 1 year and six months. The mother said that the largest of the swellings was present at birth, and that the others appeared subsequently. There was a soft, rather lax, swelling 1½ inches (3.81 cm.) in diameter over the back of the right hand. The distal border was at the base of the first and second fingers, extending slightly between them. A projection extended up the proximal phalanx along the thumb side, half way to the first interphalangeal joint. The mass transmitted light very well and showed no trabeculae. Just lateral to this mass, lying at the base of the third finger, was a lobular mass about one-half the size of the first one, decidedly firmer and transmitting light less distinctly. Neither of the two masses was adherent to the surrounding tissue. Over the
Paul A. O'Leary. CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;16(1):81–105. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02380010096016