Impact of magnetic resonance imaging on the surgical management of cystic hygromas.

@article{Fung1998ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of magnetic resonance imaging on the surgical management of cystic hygromas.},
  author={K Fung and D Poenaru and Donald A Soboleski and I M Kamal},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={839-41}
}
BACKGROUND The surgical management of cystic hygromas can be challenging, and accurate diagnosis and anatomic localization is essential. The literature on the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in pediatric cystic hygromas is sparse and mostly limited to radiological descriptions. METHODS The authors present five cases of cystic hygromas in children ranging in age from 1 to 13 years. The preoperative MRI scans and patient charts were reviewed with attention to the clinical, radiological… CONTINUE READING