Objective; Lymphangiomatous macroglossia in children though uncommon may cause significant morbidity which maybe functional or developmental when untreated and also presents a significant surgical challenge when trying to balance complete surgical excision and maintenance of contour and function. Case report; We report a case of extensive tongue lymphangioma in which surgical excision was performed with good cosmetic and functional results. Conclusion; Lymphangiomatous macroglossia in children is a debilitating condition not only due to the physi-cal problems it causes but also the attendant psychological issues that arise. Prompt treatment is required to improve the patient’s physical and psychosocial condition of Nairobi, Kenya
Keyword; Lymphangiomatous macroglossia
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