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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 85-88

Cystic hygroma of unusual sites: Report of two cases


Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital & The Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan

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Bilal Mirza
Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital & The Institute of Child Health, Lahore
Pakistan
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.78937

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Cystic hygroma is the cystic variety of lymphangiomas. Its common site is cervico-facial region, followed by axilla, superior mediastinum, mesentery and retroperitoneal region. Its occurrence in upper extremity is rarely reported, whereas its location at sternum has not been reported before. We report two cases of cystic hygroma occurring at unusual sites.


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