how to cure cyctic hygroma

January 23, 2007 9:32pm CST
i have 8 months old baby, he has a cyctic hygroma.
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@asmurthy (2464)
• India
24 Jan 07
Cystic hygromas, which usually occur in the neck, are most likely due to abnormal lymphatic development. Approximately half of these fetuses have monosomy X (Turner syndrome), while 10-15% of cases have trisomy 18, 21 or 13. Cystic hygromas are midline, posterior, septated, cystic masses without associated bone defects. They frequently contain a characteristic appearing midline nuchal ligament. The medical treatment of cystic hygroma includes injection of sclerosing agents and/or steroids. Treat an infection with intravenous antibiotics and perform definitive surgery once the infection has resolved. However, some infected cystic hygromas may improve with use of a sclerosing agent, such as OK-432, which contains penicillin and streptococci