Multifocal Lymphangioendotheliomatosis With Thrombocytopenia
On the 13th day of life, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) was done to investigate the patient's hematochezia. EGD showed red-violet papular lesions with streaks of old blood in the stomach (Figure 2).
No biopsy samples of the gastrointestinal lesions were taken to avoid further bleeding. Instead, punch biopsies of the left knee papular lesions were done. The biopsies showed dermally based dilated vessels filled with intraluminal papillary projections, comprising bland, hobnailed endothelial cells. No cellular atypia was noted. These findings were correlated with the clinical data, and MLT was diagnosed (Figure 3a and 3b).
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