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.

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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On the basis of the above-mentioned USG findings, a diagnosis favoring cystic hygroma was reported by the radiologist and MRI was planned next so as to get a more accurate radiological diagnosis.
The appearance was deceiving mimicking cystic hygroma which was the initial diagnosis.
Familial nuchal cystic hygroma without fetal effects: Genetic counselling and further evidence for an autosomal recessive subtype.
Patients and Methods: All patients with peripheral cystic hygroma (CH) presenting to us were enrolled in the study.
Many of these women have abnormal ultrasound findings such as cystic hygroma.
A large cystic structure with a spoke wheel pattern was noted in the region of the neck, suggesting a cystic hygroma. The heart was deformed and the interventricular septum could not be visualized.
Cystic hygroma (CH) is a benign, congenital malformation of the lymphatic system with an incidence of 1:6,000 [Gedikbasi et al., 2007].
Neck swelling due to complicated cystic hygroma in an infant
Cystic hygroma in a child can grow suddenly due to infection or hemorrhage but can also shrink spontaneously.
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.
Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of Cantrell's pentalogy with cystic hygroma in the first trimester.
Cystic hygroma is an aberrant proliferation of lymphatic vessels resulting from abnormal development of the lymphatic system[1,2].