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Panacea Journal of Medical Sciences


Cystic Hygroma with Edward Syndrome: A Case Report


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Author Details : Bawankar Ruchita, Bhalerao Anuja

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 50-51


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Abstract

Cystic hygromas are fluid filled sacs that result from blockage in lymphatic system. In developing foetus, it can progress to hydrops and eventually fetal death. Its occurrence is 1% in foetuses between 9–16 weeks of pregnancy. The risk for chromosomal abnormalities approaches 50% when cystic hygroma is found prenatally. In current case report, we have discussed a case of 20-year-old female diagnosed with cystic hygroma with Edward Syndrome of 15-weeks pregnancy. It could be managed with second trimester termination of pregnancy. Karyotyping of foetus diagnosed of Edward syndrome.

Keywords:
Cystic hygroma, Edward syndrome, Lymphatic system

How to cite : Ruchita B, Anuja B, Cystic Hygroma with Edward Syndrome: A Case Report. Panacea J Med Sci 2016;6(1):50-51

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