hygroma


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Related to hygroma: Cystic hygroma, Subdural hygroma

hygroma

[hī′grō·mə]
(medicine)
A congenital disorder in which a lymph-filled cystic cavity is formed from distended lymphatics.
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Nuchal tissue was severely fragmented in all but 2 of the 68 specimens (97%) in which cystic hygroma or nuchal edema was seen on prenatal ultrasonography.
Although our case had an intrahepatic drainage of the umbilical vein, it was associated with cystic hygroma and hydrops fetalis.
Because of their potential for dangerous complications, vallecular cysts need to be part of the differential diagnosis that also includes hamartoma, hemangioma, thyroglossal duct cyst, cystic hygroma, teratoma, dermoid cyst, lymphangioma, lingual thyroid, and thyroid remnant cyst.
The patient's age immediately ruled out the common anterior neck masses found in the pediatric age group such as thyroglossal duct cysts or lymphangioma (cystic hygroma).
The diagnosis of Turner syndrome may be made in utero based on nuchal translucency, cystic hygroma, or left-sided cardiac anomalies.
Here we are presenting a case of 9 year old child with lipoma of left parapharyngeal space extending into the neck mimicking cystic Hygroma on presentation.
Multicystic, peritoneal mesothelioma: a report with electron microscopy of a case mimicking intra-abdominal cystic hygroma (lymphangioma) Cancer.
Among the differential diagnosis are lipoma, lipoblastoma, fibromatosis, cystic hygroma and pilomatrixoma.
His condition improved steadily over 7 days, after which time burr holes were performed for a chronic subdural haematoma and hygroma. Lumbar vertebral fixation was planned for the future.
Other synonyms include perineal hygroma and perineal induration.!11
In the absence of typical imaging features (i.e daughter cysts floating membranes) differentials include cystic hygroma cystic lymphangioma cold abscess chronic haematoma dermoid / epidermal cyst etc.