Patient had visited another hospital based facility where she was diagnosed to have cystic Hygroma
on basis of appearance.
The medical records show that on the 6th of March the patient was diagnosed with ventriculitis, on the 14th with multiple stress ulcers, on the 24th with left fronto-temporal subdural hygroma
, subsequently drained and on the 3rd of April a CT scan showed a subdural haematoma on the site of the drained hygroma
and dilation of the ventricular system.
(CH) or hygroma
colli is characterized by abnormal accumulation of fluid in the region of the fetal neck and is one of the major anomalies associated with aneuploidy (1,2).
renale: Pararenal lymphatic cysts associated with renin-dependent hypertension (Page kidney).
Patients could either choose Panorama or First Screen, as First Screen tests for cystic hygroma
. If they wanted the alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test for spina bifida, or if they wanted a Level 2 sonogram, we would still offer Panorama.
But at the 12 week scan we were told he had a cystic hygroma
which is a build-up of liquid which can affect development.
(4,5) Although the term dural ectasia is preferred to describe the optic nerve sheath dilation, optic hydrops, primary cyst of the optic nerve sheath, patulous subarachnoid space, cystic hygroma
, arachnoid cyst, and perioptic subdural hygroma
terms were all used to describe this entity since its first description in 1918.
As a postoperative complication of ventricular derivations, the subdural hygroma
is a commonly known event, however it is rarely reported in association with the ETV.
Mulliken and colleagues who suggested the term 'cystic lymphatic malformation' as more appropriate than lymphangioma, subdivided lymphangioma into microcystic (lymphangioma, verrucous hemangioma and angiokeratoma circumscriptum) and macrocystic (cystic hygroma
and cavernous hemangioma).1
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.
(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