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Cystic Hygroma (Birth Defect) - Glossary

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Glossary

Cystic hygroma: Fluid filled sac

Lymphatic: To do with lymphatic system composed of lymph and lymphatic vessels

Lymph: Transparent, usually slightly yellow, often opalescent liquid found within the lymphatic vessels, and collected from tissues in all parts of the body and returned to the blood via the lymphatic system

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Edema: Swelling of subcutaneous tissues

Prenatal: Before birth

Translucent: Partially transparent allowing light to pass through diffusely

Sclerotherapy: Injection of a chemical irritant into a vein or similar structure to produce inflammation and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the lumen

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