Cystic hygroma

What is Cystic hygroma?

Cystic hygroma is a congenital translucent swelling in neck of infants. It is filled with clear fluid rich in cholesterol crystals.

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i have lost my baby girl at 21 weeks, as cystic hygroma was found at 20 week scan,also i had no fluid around the baby. alot of things was wrong...

doctor1 MD

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Cystic hygroma by itself does not usually run in families/ next pregnancies as it is a mechanical issue with lymphatics not joining the main...

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can i give birth a normal child as bcoz i went for mtp 3 months ago due to cystic hygroma was presented.

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yes,you can give birth to normal baby as chances of recurrence of cystic hygroma are quite low

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Twice the pregnancy was terminated due to Cystic hygroma in the fetus on 11th week. This the third pregnancy .Would like to know...

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Cystic hygromas occur in approximately 1% of pregnancies during the 9th to 16th week of gestation.Cystic Hygromas are caused by environmental...

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