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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Reynolds, "Neck and thorax venous aneurysm: association with cystic hygroma," Radiology, vol.
Patient had visited another hospital based facility where she was diagnosed to have cystic Hygroma on basis of appearance.
Patients could either choose Panorama or First Screen, as First Screen tests for cystic hygroma.
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.
Although designed to detect Trisomy 21, this integrated approach also detects Trisomies 13 and 18, and increased nuchal translucency as well as cystic hygroma and other indicators are associated with certain sex chromosome aneuploidies.
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).
A large cystic structure with a spoke wheel pattern was noted in the region of the neck, suggesting a cystic hygroma.
Cystic hygroma (CH) is a benign, congenital malformation of the lymphatic system with an incidence of 1:6,000 [Gedikbasi et al.
The hygroma contents and tissue samples were collected by using aseptic technique, packed separately, cooled immediately, and stored frozen at -20[degrees]C until cultured.
Neck swelling due to complicated cystic hygroma in an infant