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Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences

Cervical Cystic Hygroma-a Case Report

Submission: August 31, 2017; Published: November 13, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/RMES.2017.02.000535

Volume2 Issue2
November 2017


Cystic hygroma or cystic lymphangioma is a congenital malformation of the lymphatic system that manifests itself as a soft, benign, and painless mass. It is widely accepted that they arise from the remnants of embryonic lymphatic tissue which retains the potential for proliferation. They grow in the fashion of sprouting and are capable of transgressing anatomical boundary. They can occur almost at any anatomical site.

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