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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology


Case Report: Fetal cystic hygroma- Does it have a normal outcome?


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Author Details : Latika Sahni, Kamaldeep Arora, Anisha Nayyar

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 87-89


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Abstract

Cystic hygroma is a benign congenital malformation of the lymphatic system. Fetal cystic hygromas are usually associated with chromosomal anomalies and mostly have an adverse outcome. The mean size of cystic hygroma is 8 cm. We report a case of a giant cystic hygroma (17.1 ×11.3×8.1 cm) in a newborn which was diagnosed antenatally and had no syndromic association. It was successfully operated and baby remains free of any recurrence or complications at 2 months of age.

How to cite : Sahni L, Arora K, Nayyar A, Case Report: Fetal cystic hygroma- Does it have a normal outcome?. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2017;3(2):87-89

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