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What do lymphangiomas mean?

Lymphangiomas means that non-cancerous tumors have formed in the body's lymphatic system. These tumors are often visible on the skin in the form of a soft and sometimes discolored growth. Lymphangiomas do not become cancerous and in some cases even disappear without treatment.

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What do I need to know about caring for someone with lymphangiomas?
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Lymphangiomas generally affect children by the age of one and in most cases do not require a great d...
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Do lymphangiomas affect children differently than adults?
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Children are more often affected by lymphangiomas than adults because symptoms of the condition gene...
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Should I be worried about lymphangiomas?
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You probably do not have to worry about lymphangiomas. Lymphangiomas are a rare condition that gener...
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Do children grow out of lymphangiomas?
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In some cases, children do grow out of lymphangiomas. This occurs approximately 15 percent of the ti...
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