cystic hygroma


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hygroma

 [hi-gro´mah] (pl. hygromas, hygro´mata)
an accumulation of fluid in a sac, cyst, or bursa. adj., adj hygrom´atous.
cystic hygroma (hygroma cys´ticum) an endothelium-lined, fluid-containing lesion of lymphatic origin, encountered most often in infants and children and occurring in various regions of the body, most commonly in the posterior triangle of the neck, behind the sternocleidomastoid muscle (hygroma colli cysticum).
Fleischmann's hygroma enlargement of a bursa in the floor of the mouth, to the outer side of the genioglossus muscle.

cys·tic hy·gro·ma

lymphangioma hygroma, poorly encapsulated tumor composed of lymph-filled endothelial-lined cysts, usually found around the neck, but may occur in the axilla, groin, or elsewhere; may be simple or complex; often associated with Turner syndrome.

cystic hygroma

cys·tic hy·gro·ma

(sis'tik hī-grōmă)
Lymph-angioma hygroma, poorly encapsulated tumor composed of lymph-filled endothelial-lined cysts, usually found around the neck, but may occur in the axilla, groin, or elsewhere.
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The appearance was deceiving mimicking cystic hygroma which was the initial diagnosis.
Results: A total of 30 patients reported to the department with superficial cystic hygroma 12 were males (40%) and 18 were females (60%) age ranged from 15 days to 8 years.
Impact of magnetic resonance imaging on the surgical management of cystic hygromas.
Cystic Hygroma of unusual sites: Report of two cases.
Cystic hygroma could be classified into septated (multiloculated) or non-septated single cavity (non-loculated).
Mike said: "Emily has Cystic Hygroma on her face and Vascular Malformation on her tongue.
Cystic hygromas appear on sonogram during pregnancy.
Sam had a bulging growth on the left side of his face and under his neck, a cystic hygroma that would make strangers turn away in disgust.
The examination included searching for cystic hygroma and measurement of nuchal translucency.
A number of other types of neck masses may be found in children, including cystic hygroma, hemangioma, lymphangioma, branchial cleft cyst, blocked salivary duct, acute infection, and others.