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Lymphatic Malformation in Children

About Your Child's Care and Condition

It is stressful to learn your child has something wrong with his or her circulatory (also called vascular) system. You may have never even heard of lymphatic malformation before. Our multidisciplinary team of experts in vascular anomalies can help take away your confusion and stress, and help your child live a normal, healthy life.

All lymphatic malformations are present at birth, and while some are evident at birth, many may not become obvious until later in life. They may appear as a lump or mass of tissue that allows fluid to build up in abnormal channels and spaces, or a deep purple sore at the surface of the skin. Since a lymphatic malformation will never go away on its own, expert treatment is required to heal this condition, prevent infection and prevent complications.