Fetal cystic lymphangioma of the neck: a case report

Lo Magno, Elena and Ermito, Santina and Dinatale, Angela and Cacciatore, Alessandra and Pappalardo , Elissa Maria and Militello, Mariapia and Cavaliere, Alessandro and Rossetti, Diego (2009) Fetal cystic lymphangioma of the neck: a case report. Journal of prenatal medicine, 3 (1). pp. 12-14. ISSN 1971-3290

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Objective: A case of fetal neck lymphangioma is reported Methods: A 34-year-old primigravida presented with a fetus at 21+5 weeks’ gestation with a neckl cystic mass. Results:Diagnosis of neck lymphangioma was made; the couple opted for termination of pregnancy a 22 weeks; they refused fetal autopsy. Conclusion:Counseling in case of neck lynphangioma is still difficult. Prognosis in guarded as many patients decide for interruption of pregnancy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fetal lymphagioma, neck lymphagioma, congenital malformations
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 618 Altri rami della medicina; Ginecologia e ostetricia, Pediatria, Geriatria > 618.3 Malattie e complicazioni della gravidanza
Depositing User: Gianni Aiello
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2013 15:11
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 13:02
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/4676

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