Ultrasonic diagnosis of mediastinal cystic hygroma

Y. Zalel, E. Shalev, M. Ben‐Ami, G. Mogilner, E. Weiner

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The incidence of cystic hygroma, which represents dilated obstructed jugular lymph sacs, is 1 in 6000 pregnancies. Cystic hygromas can be located in the nuchal area or in any other location. The prenatal ultrasonic diagnosis of a cystic hygroma in the mediastinum is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-544
Number of pages4
JournalPrenatal Diagnosis
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Mediastinal cystic hygroma
  • Ultrasonic diagnosis


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