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Case Report - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2021) Volume 11, Issue 3

Cystic Hygroma of the Neck: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Cystic hygroma is fluid-filled sac that results from a blockage in the lymphatic system. It is a congenital malformation of lymphatic system, resulting from failure of development of communications between lymphatics of various regions. It commonly occurs in the neck as a large, deep, diffuse swelling. They are usually found in the posterior triangle of the neck. We present a case of cystic hygroma in a 5-months old baby boy that was managed in our Centre.

Author(s): Omisakin OO*, Ayuba GI, Kache SA

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