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Lymphangioma Circumscriptum. Presented by Dr. Royal M. Montgomery.
E. McH., a girl aged 4 years, has had the present dermatosis since the age of four months.
Upon examination, there are grouped vesicles in the left clavicular area. These measure about 2 in. by ½ in., some in linear formation. They are made up of small translucent vesicles and some are angiomatous in character. The clear-colored vesicles when opened ooze a serous fluid.
Case is presented for suggestions as to therapy.
Dr. Anthony N. Domonkos: I treated a child who had similar lesions and obtained good results with dry ice.
Dr. Thomas N. Graham: I think electrodesiccation is the treatment of choice. I had a case with similar lesions which was cured with one treatment. I think the exudate is from the treatment with solid carbon dioxide. I believe that electrodesiccation gives the better result.
Dr. Charles F. Post: I
Post CF, Walsh CD. METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK. AMA Arch Derm. 1955;72(4):376–377. doi:10.1001/archderm.1955.03730340074014
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