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 differential diagnosis of a cystic hygroma includes lipoma, hemangioma, branchial cleft cyst, lymphoma, hamartoma, dermoid cyst, and malignant diseases with cystic degeneration.
A ranula is similar to a cystic hygroma in that it has a very thin wall.
A unified concept of lymphangioma and cystic hygroma.
Cystic hygroma and lymphangioma: associated findings, perinatal outcome and prognostic factors in live-born infants.
In clinical studies performed by Verinata, two-thirds of fetuses with an ultrasound finding of cystic hygroma were confirmed to have chromosomal abnormalities, with ninety percent identified as Down, Edwards, Patau or Turner syndromes.
Terminated cases, because of associated severe / lethal extra-cardiac pathologies (Group A) Pathological classification n = 39 Clinical diagnosis (n) Chromosomal pathologies 23 Trisomy 21 (n=13), trisomy 18 (n=8), trisomy 13 (n=2) Genitourinary pathologies 6 Bilateral renal agenesis (n=2), multicystic dysplastic kidneys associated with oligo- / anhydramnios (n=4) Central nervous system 7 Anencephaly (n=1), pathologies holoprosencephaly (n=2), hemivertebra (n=l), vermis agenesis (n=1), neural tube defect (n=2) Other 3 Severe generalized hydrops / septated cystic hygroma (n=3) Table 3.
Mike said: "Emily has Cystic Hygroma on her face and Vascular Malformation on her tongue.
The growth - called a cystic hygroma - had its own blood supply and was placing extra strain on Katie's heart.
The third-youngest of the Fernandezes' four children, Chloe was born with lymphatic malformation - a facial deformity sometimes called a cystic hygroma and also known as macrocystic lymphangioma.
Cystic hygroma is a congenital abnormality linked to lymphatic malformations.
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.