Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1973;16(1):35-39.
Published online January 31, 1973.
A Clinical Study of Cystic Hygroma
Soo Yung Whang, Kyung Sook Park, Pyung Kil Kim, Dong Shik Chin
Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul,Korea
Cystic hygroma 에 關한 臨床的 觀察
黃秀榮, 朴環淑, 金炳吉, 陳東植
延世大學校 醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
Abstract
Cystic hygroma is a rare disease, but we can easily diagnose it with the naked eye, and it develops mostly within the first 2 years of life. The purpose of this paper is to report 20 cases of cystic hygroma which were treated, as inpatients in the Pediatric or Surgical Departments of Severance Hospital during last 18 years. The conclusions are summarized as follows: 1.80% or 16 out of the 20 cases developed a mass within the first 2 years of life. 2.Chief complaints were presence of a tumor mass, infection, fever or pressure symptoms due to mass. 3.Tumor mass mostly seen at neck. 50% or 10 out of the 20 cases had a tumor mass of the neck and 75% or 15 out of the 20 cases had a mass in the region of the neck. In 2 cases, a tumor mass was located in the retroperitoneal region and these were considered a very rare place. 4.There were 4 cases of post-operative complications and one death.




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