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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

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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This motivates us to perform a more detailed study of its physiopathological mechanisms, and brings us to make a review of the occurrence of the post-ETV subdural hygroma physiopathology.
Cystic hygroma and lymphangioma: associated findings, perinatal outcome and prognostic factors in live-born infants.
Natural history and outcome of prenatally diagnosed cystic hygroma.
It's also important to involve your veterinarian to be sure that what you're looking at on your dog is a hygroma.
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Cystic hygroma in a child can grow suddenly due to infection or hemorrhage but can also shrink spontaneously.
There was evident some recent parenchymal and subarachnoid hemorrhage with small subdural hygroma over the right frontal convexity.
Cystic hygroma is an aberrant proliferation of lymphatic vessels resulting from abnormal development of the lymphatic system[1,2].
Emily first hit the headlines back in 2007, when surgeons performed the ground-breaking operation after she was diagnosed with cystic hygroma, a huge swelling blocking her airway.