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My son was born with a "cystic hygroma". Is it possible to remove all of it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

Location & the skill of your surgical team will determine the outcome of any surgery for this problem. It can have a single or multiple locations & be small or large.
If quite large, several procedures may be needed.

In brief: Depends

Location & the skill of your surgical team will determine the outcome of any surgery for this problem. It can have a single or multiple locations & be small or large.
If quite large, several procedures may be needed.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Location?

Cystic hygroma (ch) is a cystic lymphatic lesion that can affect any anatomic subsite in the human body.
Doing a quick literature review, it is estimated that complete excision is possible in roughly 40% of cases. It really depends on where it is located on the body and how big it is.

In brief: Location?

Cystic hygroma (ch) is a cystic lymphatic lesion that can affect any anatomic subsite in the human body.
Doing a quick literature review, it is estimated that complete excision is possible in roughly 40% of cases. It really depends on where it is located on the body and how big it is.
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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