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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

A case of cystic hygroma in adults and its management

Department of General Surgery, Dr. Mehta Hospital Global Campus, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Pandiaraja Jayabal
26/1, Kaveri Street, Rajaji Nagar, Villivakkam, Chennai - 600 049, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/aiao.aiao_14_20

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Cystic hygroma is a congenital abnormality due to lymphoid sequestration in the sac. Incidence of cystic hygroma in adult is rarely report. It is most commonly present in posterior triangle as cystic mass. Even in adult patient, any cystic lesion present in posterior triangle cystic hygroma should be considered one of the differential diagnoses. Here, we present a rare occurrence of cystic hygroma in adult male patient present as cystic lesion. This case is reported for its adult presentation and discusses the management for cystic hygroma.

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