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Related to hygroma: Cystic hygroma, Subdural hygroma

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]

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]
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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.
Cystic hygroma (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).
Hygroma 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.
(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.
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