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Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment (EXIT) Of Gigantic Intrapartum Lymphangioma [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2020; 35(2): 161-165 | DOI: 10.5222/MMJ.2020.06992  

Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment (EXIT) Of Gigantic Intrapartum Lymphangioma

Ren Hui Lo1, Nik Khairani Nik Mohd1, Khairudin Abdullah1, Azliana Aziz2, Irfan Mohamad2
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia

With the advancement of radiological investigation, intrapartum detection of fetal abnormalities is now precisely done. Lymphangiomas are now diagnosed even before patient is born. The swelling can be gigantic and potentially life threatening during the delivery. Up to date, it is still a great challenge to doctors as how to deliver the baby together with the big neck mass. We present a case of huge intrapartum neck lymphangioma, for which we performed ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure, followed by excision of the lesion later. The challenges on managing both mother and infant will be discussed.

Keywords: Lymphangioma, Parturition, Uterus


Ren Hui Lo, Nik Khairani Nik Mohd, Khairudin Abdullah, Azliana Aziz, Irfan Mohamad. Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment (EXIT) Of Gigantic Intrapartum Lymphangioma. Medeniyet Med J. 2020; 35(2): 161-165

Corresponding Author: Azliana Aziz, Malaysia


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