Le lymphangiome circonscrit superficiel de la langue
Aicha Nassiri, Fatima Zahra Mernissi
The Pan African Medical Journal. 2018;29:202. doi:10.11604/pamj.2018.29.202.15053

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Le lymphangiome circonscrit superficiel de la langue

Cite this: The Pan African Medical Journal. 06/04/2018 ;29:202. doi:10.11604/pamj.06/04/2018 .29.202.15053

Received: 02/02/2017 - Accepted: 11/02/2018 - Published: 06/04/2018

Mots clés: Tuberculosis, HIV, isoniazid preventive therapy

© Aicha Nassiri et al. The Pan African Medical Journal - ISSN 1937-8688. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Corresponding author: Aicha Nassiri, Service de Dermatologie, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Maroc (aichanassiri6@gmail.com)

Le lymphangiome circonscrit superficiel de la langue

The superficial circumscribed lymphangioma of the tongue

Aicha Nassiri1,&, Fatima Zahra Mernissi1


1Service de Dermatologie, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Maroc



&Auteur correspondant
Aicha Nassiri, Service de Dermatologie, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Maroc



English abstract

Superficial circumscribed lymphangiomas are predominantly benign lesions occuring in the cervicofacial area. These malformations of the lymphatic vessels are frequently diagnosed in children. We report the clinical case of lymphangioma of the tongue that occurred in an old man. The differential diagnosis was made primarily with Kaposi's disease, circumscribed angiokeratoma and metastases of a solid tumor. The patient had a biopsy that confirmed the diagnosis. The decision was abstention and supervision since the patient was not embarrassed.

Key words: Superficial circumscribed lymphangiomas, tongue, vascular lesions

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Les lymphangiomes circonscrits superficiel sont des lésions bénignes prédominantes nettement au niveau de la région cervico-faciale. Ces malformations des vaisseaux lymphatiques sont fréquemment diagnostiquées chez l'enfant. Nous rapportons le cas clinique d'un lymphangiome de la langue ayant survenu chez une personne âgée. Le diagnostic différentiel était fait essentiellement avec la maladie de Kaposi, langiokératome circonscrit et les metastases d'une tumeur solide. Le patient a beneficié d'une biopsie qui a confirmé le diagnostic. La décision était l'abstention et surveillance vu que le patient n'était pas gêné.

Figure 1: lymphangiome superficiel circonscrit

















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