Can lymphangiomatosis be prevented?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There is no known way to prevent lymphangiomatosis. The condition, in which benign tumors grow in the pathways of the lymphatic system, is congenital. Symptoms usually occur during childhood and are almost always present by the age of 20.

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