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Cystic Hygroma Neck
Foetal scan showed cystic hygroma in neck, head and abdomen. Awaiting results of cvs. Advised to terminate. Chances of good outcome before decision.
Is there a surgery to stop the side of your neck from sweating? My daughter is 18-years-old and perfectly happy and healthy. However, she was born with a cystic hygroma on her neck which was removed immediately after birth. She has been complaining for ye
During : During removal of hygroma some of the parasympathetic fibers innervated the skin. The treatment would be Botox injections into the arrea typically after few injections patients will feel much better. If that does not help a more complex operation can be attempted with placement of the accellular graft to provide a spacer beten parasympathetic endings and skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cystic hygroma scan showed fluid at neck, back and stomach. Awaiting cvs results. What are chances of a good outcome to this?
17w preg. Amnio showed DS. US showed neck to bum 7.1mm cystic hygroma, inflamed bowels & possible hole in heart. Is there a chance he may not live?
Maternal Fetal medicine: or your obstetrician would answer those questions better, good luck ...Read more
22 weeks preg. ivf. 3D normal except the neck. multilocular cystic shadow from the left extends 2 left axilla. most prob. cystic hygroma. pls advise?
Observe: This needs to followed very carefully. It is a lymphatic malformation. It may get larger and is often associated with other findings. Sometimes it can resolve. See a perinatologist for management and a neonatologist. If it continues to grow your baby will need special care at birth. It can be treated with sclerosing medications and surgery. All the best and I hope your baby does well. ...Read more
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 triangle at or after birth. Some can be large and can affect breathing and swallowing. They can resolve, but if they are large, they need to be drained. In any case, these patients need to be in a neonatal center capable of monitoring and treating them. ...Read more