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lymphangioendothelioma (plural lymphangioendotheliomas)

  1. (pathology) acquired progressive lymphangioma (in which endothelial cells are the main component)
    • 2015, Ayse Serap Karadag et al., “Two cases of lymphangioma circumscriptum successfully treated with pulsed dye laser and cryotherapy”, in Indian Dermatology Online Journal[1], volume 6, DOI:10.4103/2229-5178.160283:
      Lymphangioma circumscriptum is a benign lymphatic ectasia with two components: A clinically apparent dermal vascular component and a not so apparent deep subcutaneous cisternal structure.[ 3 ] Although it is characterized by translucent, pink-red vesicle bundles with thin membranes sometimes filled with blood, the vesicles have clear edges, and can be scattered or in groups.[ 4 ] For the differential diagnosis of lymphangioma circumscriptum, lymphangiectasia, hemangioma, verruca, molluscum contagiosum, angiokeratoma, and lymphangioendothelioma should be considered.[ 2 ] The risk of malignant conversion is very low for lymphangioma circumscriptum.