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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.

hy·gro·ma

(hī-grō'mă),
A cystic swelling containing a serous fluid, such as housemaid's knee, etc.
Synonym(s): hydroma
[hygro- + G. -oma, tumor]

hygroma

/hy·gro·ma/ (hi-gro´mah) pl. hygromas, hygro´mata   an accumulation of fluid in a sac, cyst, or bursa.hygrom´atous
hygroma col´li  a watery tumor of the neck.
cystic hygroma , hygroma cys´ticum a lymphangioma usually occurring in the neck and composed of large, multilocular, thin-walled cysts.

hygroma

[hī·grō′mə] pl. hygromas, hygromata
Etymology: Gk, hygros, moist + -oma, tumor
a sac, cyst, or bursa distended with a fluid.

hy·gro·ma

(hī-grō'mă)
A cystic swelling containing a serous fluid.
Synonym(s): hydroma.
[hygro- + G. -oma, tumor]

hygroma

A lymph vessel tumour (LYMPHANGIOMA) featuring a fluid-filled cystic cavity.

hy·gro·ma

(hī-grō'mă)
A cystic swelling containing a serous fluid.
Synonym(s): hydroma.
[hygro- + G. -oma, tumor]

hygroma (hīgrō´mə),

n a sac or cyst swollen with fluid.
hygroma colli cysticum (cystic hygroma, cystic lymphangioma),
n a cavernous lymphangioma involving the neck. It may be large, thereby impairing breathing and swallowing.

hygroma

an accumulation of fluid in a sac, cyst or bursa.

carpal hygroma
large fluid-filled subcutaneous sac on the anterior aspect of the carpus caused by trauma.
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Carpal hygroma. By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997
cystic hygroma, hygroma cysticum
an endothelium-lined, fluid-containing lesion of lymphatic origin.
elbow hygroma
a fluid-filled, painless, subcutaneous swelling over the point of the elbow involving the formation of a false bursa. Occurs mainly in the large breeds of dogs and in horses where it is called shoe boil.
hock hygroma
a swelling of the subcutaneous bursa over the tuber calcis. The initial soft fluctuating swelling is replaced by a firm fibrous capsule to form a hygroma. Called also capped hock.
perirenal hygroma
see feline perirenal cysts.
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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.
During the late 1980s, Ogita et al began to administer sclerosing therapy with OK-432 to children with various cystic diseases, primarily cystic hygroma of the head and neck, as a way of avoiding surgical risks such as functional damage and cosmetic problems.
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The differential diagnosis includes hygroma renalis (lymphangioma), vascular ischemia, and tuberous sclerosis.
Accurate knowledge about cystic hygroma has been hampered in the past by the fact that most data were collected from tertiary referral centers and do not reflect the wider population, he explained.
Chloe was born with a lymphatic malformation, sometimes called a cystic hygroma, a rare condition affecting just two or three children per 100,000.
Hygroma renalis Abbreviations: ADPKD, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; ARPKD, autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease; GCKD, glomerulocystic kidney disease; MCKD, medullary cystic kidney disease; NPH, nephronophthisis; TSC, tuberous sclerosis complex.
Two-year-old John suffers from rare birth defect cystic hygroma.
On MRI, the mass did not exhibit the multiloculated appearance typical of a cystic hygroma.
At autopsy, the fetus was found to have a hygroma and generalised subcutaneous oedema.
It was at an antenatal scan that he and wife Angela were told Katie had a cystic hygroma - a mass that commonly occurs on the head or neck and which can point to a birth defect.