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cystic hygroma


Definition: lymphangioma hygroma, poorly encapsulated tumor composed of lymph-filled endothelial-lined cysts, usually found around the neck, but may occur in the axilla, groin, or elsewhere; may be simple or complex; often associated with Turner syndrome.

Synonym(s): lymphangioma hygroma

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