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Cystic hygroma
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Author(s) :
Chaitali Shah, FRCR
Presentation This is a routine ultrasound examination at 11 weeks of gestation.
Caption: Sagittal scan of the fetus
Description: A single live intrauterine gestation is seen. There is increased transnuchal lucency with a cystic structure located posteriorly along the cervico-thoracic region. There is no evidence of associated hydrops. This most likely represents a cystic hygroma.
Caption: Transverse scan of the fetus
Description: The cystic structure representing cystic hygroma is seen extending posterolaterally on either side of the neck.
Differential Diagnosis Cystic hygroma
Final Diagnosis Cystic hygroma
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