2007-02-01-13 Cystic hygroma © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD, Hilario Bibiano Pano, MD, Candelario Conda Moreno, MD.
Clinica San Marcos, Clinica Medica de Jesus, Hospital General de Acapulco Guerrero I. M. D. I., Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.
This is a 26-year-old woman scanned at 15 weeks of pregnancy. The ultrasound findings were: septated cystic hygroma, pleural effusion, and ascites. These are some of the images we obtained.
Images 1, 2. 2D scans showing transverse (left) and sagittal (right) planes through the fetal neck with septate cystic hygroma.
Images 3, 4. 2D scan showing sagittal plane showing pleural effusion (left); and 3D picture showing fetal neck with cystic hygroma (right)
Images 5, 6. Pathological specimens showing massive cystic hygroma of the neck - ventral view (left); and lateral view (right).
Images 7. Pathological specimen showing massive cystic hygroma of the neck - dorsal view.