Cervicomediastinal Giant Cystic Hygroma: A Case Report

Omer Karakas, Ekrem Karakas, Fatıma Nurefsan Boyaci, Murat Yildizhan, Songul Demir, Mehmet Akif Saglam, Nesat Cullu


Cystic hygroma is a rare congenital malformation of the lymphatic system. It is most frequently detected in the head and neck region. Ultrasonography is performed as the first step for radiological diagnosis of these lesions. Magnetic resonance imaging provides important information for diagnosis and to guide treatment. In this paper, a case is reported of cervicomediastinal large cystic hygroma in a male infant.

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/jocmr1089w


Cystic hygroma; Mediastinum; Neck; MRI

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