lymphangiectasis, lymphangiectasia
Dilation of the lymphatic vessels, the basic process that may result in the formation of a lymphangioma. SYN: lymphectasia, telangiectasia lymphatica. [lymphangio- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
- cavernous l. SYN: lymphangioma cavernosum.
- cystic l. SYN: lymphangioma cysticum.
- intestinal l. [MIM*152800] familial l. with intestinal loss of lymph causing lymphocytopenia and hypogammaglobulinemia.
- simple l. SYN: lymphangioma simplex.

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