Adult-onset cystic hygroma: a case report and review of management

General Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2011.0002
10
5-11
Adult-onset cystic hygroma: a case report and review of management

Cases of cystic hygroma are rare and this report highlights the need for further research into treatment options. A 24-year-old Lithuanian woman was referred for further investigation of a painless but restricting right-sided neck swelling. This case report discusses the differential diagnosis and up-to-date management of cystic hygroma in the adult.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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