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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
20 years experience Pathology
Cyst of the neck: It's a large cyst of the neck, typically seen in newborns. There is an association with turner's sydrome, where a baby girl is born with only one x c ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
A lymphangioma.: A cystic hygroma is a congenital multiloculated lymphatic lesion that can arise anywhere, but is classically found in the left posterior triangle of t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cystic hygroma: Cystic hygroma often associated with fetal chromosomal anomaly some of which are lethal but not all.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Cystic hygroma: Surgery is necessary, but what js your question
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
? Tests ?: The cystic hygroma is usually suspected due to size, location & characteristics. Laboratory examination of the excised mass confirms the initial asses ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It depends.: Many cases of this are found in utero, or after birth, so often there are no symptoms, just the sign of a swelling in the neck by the posterior triang ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nil to chromosomal: Cystic hygroma can be found in healthy babies or in babies born with chromosome abnormalities. The outcome is generally better for a baby that does no ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Developmental: Cystic hygromas are developmental anomalies of the lymphatics. These are generally seen in children and become large and affect nearby organs, even t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cystic hygroma: A cystic hygroma is an abnormality of the lymphatic system. A fetus diagnosed with a cystic hygroma has only a 17% chance of surviving and being born ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Cystic Hygroma: Most common form of lymphangioma. Lesion that arises from lymphatic tissue. Often found in the left posterior triangle of neck and armpit.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
See below: You should get a chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis.
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