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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
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 the neck. This is the most common form of lymphangioma. It contains large cyst like cavities containing watery fluid. Cystic hygromas are benign, but can be disfiguring. It affects children; very rarely it can present in adulthood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: Cystic hygroma is a congenital condition that can have a wide range of consequences. These are mainly anatomic and can be mild to severe. Can be surgically resolved but they can be severe and require significant intervention and may recur later. It can be associated with other syndromes that have more significant problems ie. Turners syndrome but not necessarily. Genetic counseling is recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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