Congenital intestinal lymphangiectasia

CT demonstration in a young child


      There have been few reports of the CT findings of intestinal lymphangiectasia in adults, and no CT descriptions have been reported in the literature in children. We describe the CT appearance of a biopsy-proven case of primary small intestinal lymphangiectasia in a 3-year-old boy, and we will review the limited literature on the CT findings in this disorder in adults.


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