A 36-year-old female asked:
My 13 year old daughter has a big growth which started about 2 months back we went to see a doctor and now i see the talk about it appears to be like a cystic hygroma or cystic mass. what does this mean?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not CH: Cystic hygroma is a disorder of the lymphatic tissue that is evident at birth. It may persist if not removed, but does not appear new in a 13 yo. There are several possibilities including a fatty benign tumor called a lipoma, or a dermoid cyst, or something else. Removal by a trained dermatologist or surgeon can provide the answer. Chances are it will be okay.
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Last updated Aug 18, 2019
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