Cystic Hygroma is a moist tumor that belongs to a disease group now categorized as lymphatic malformations. Radenbacher in 1828 first described this ailment in which cavernous lymphatic spaces interconnect to form large cysts that penetrate the nearby tissue. With imaging and current ultrasonography systems it is possible to discover and diagnose cystic hygromas in […]
Cystic Hygroma is a congenital defect mostly affecting the head and neck portion in fetus or any other patient. This disease involves surgical intervention but treating CH with sclerosing agents has been shown to have some promising results thus avoiding the need of surgery. Some of the common agents that are used as treatment options […]
Well most of the time one would take the cystic hygroma caused due to the genetic factors and is noticed only in the infants newly born. But this need not be true as we could see that adults are no exception from avoiding this problem. The benign lesions that are arised because of the lymphatic […]
Each time i look at this video i remember all that we went trough with my baby little girl it was over that a one year journey in and out of the hospital.
While there are many myths about the cystic hygroma very few people try to find the ultimate truth that is attached with this problem. First of all not all the cysts on your body are related to this problem. They naturally appear only in the neck portion of the patient. Also not all the tumors […]
Hygroma are birth defects in which fluid filled sacs appear due to blockage in lymphatic system. The vessels that build the lymphatic system carry fluids to the blood and transports fatty material as well. Lymphatic vessels also help in disposing immune and interferon materials through the body. Cystic Hygroma are cysts that forms mostly in […]
Cystic Hygroma was first discussed in the year 1843 by Wernher, where it was said to be a congenital defect causing lesions in any anatomic site in the body. Abbreviated as (CH), it is caused due to genetic defects in the lymphatic system near the head and neck region. Inside the neck, the posterior part […]