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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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Subdural hygroma is a rare complication of dural puncture and is probably due to the excessive loss of CSF from a dural leak lower in the spinal canal.
Nevertheless, we believe that the most likely cause for her subdural hygroma was leakage of CSF through a persistent dural breach.
The pathogenesis and fate of traumatic subdural hygroma.
They also note that prenatal detection of a cystic hygroma and the detection of chromosomal abnormalities significantly increase the likelihood that a pregnancy will be voluntarily terminated.
Since there are apparent linkages between cystic hygroma and special challenges in birth outcomes, many physicians recommend the termination of these pregnancies.
In cases of cystic hygroma, reliance on the simple existence of chromosomal variants to control the decision--rather than consultation between parent and physician--is particularly significant.
It is not known whether those pregnancies with an identifiable cystic hygroma would have subsequently developed hydrops.
time of ultrasound, weeks 1 Cystic hygroma/hydrops 20 2 Cystic hygroma/ascites 19 3 Cystic hygroma/hydrops 16 (cystic hygroma) 18 (cystic hygroma/ hydrops) 4 Cystic hygroma/hydrops 19 5 Choroid plexus cyst 16 6 Cystic hygroma (c) 18 7 None (c) ?
A unified concept of lymphangioma and cystic hygroma.
Congenital heart disease, cystic hygroma, omphalocele, and duodenal atresia have the highest burden of aneuploidy, even though at least 50% of infants with DS have no recognizable major congenital anomalies.
The differential diagnosis of a cystic hygroma includes lipoma, hemangioma, branchial cleft cyst, lymphoma, hamartoma, dermoid cyst, and malignant diseases with cystic degeneration.
A unique case of the rapid onset of a large cystic hygroma in the adult.