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2002-04-30-15 Cystic hygroma © Mansour www.thefetus.net/


Cystic hygroma

Ghada Mahmoud Mansour, MD

Cairo, Egypt

This 3rd trimester fetus has a large cystic hygroma. The multicystic structure around the head

The site of origin of the cyst in the neck.


Doppler signal for the cyst (low vascularity).

Another view for the cystic hygroma

The hydrothorax is compressing the lungs causing pulmonary hypoplasia, (lower arrow), ascites, and dense lymphedema (upper arrow). Note the severe oligohydramnios.

Another view for hydrothorax and ascites.

Placentomegaly

 

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