Keywords : Cystic hygroma treatment
RARE CASE OF CYSTIC HYGROMA IN ADOLESCENT
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 7318-7325
Cystic hygroma, a benign cystic congenital malformation of the lymphatic system that occurs in children younger than two years of age with an occurrence rate of 1 in 6000 new born, however is very rare in adolescence and adults.  Complete excision remains the treatment of choice giving an 81% cure rate. Partial excision was curative in only 12% of cases, Aspiration of the cysts has diagnostic and may provide symptomatic relief.  Following we demonstrate a case of rare occurrence of cystic hygroma in a 15 year old male patient and its management.