Laryngoscope 2001 Nov;111(11 Pt 1):1929-37
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822-1333, USA.
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Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 2007 Dec;124(6):277-84
Service d'ORL et de chirurgie cervicofaciale, hôpital d'instruction des armées Omar-Bongo-Ondimba, BP 20404, Libreville, Gabon.
Objectives: To review the etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, and the role of surgery in the management of childhood cystic cervicofacial lymphangioma in Gabon.
Material And Methods: Our retrospective study concerned 16 cases of childhood cystic cervicofacial lymphangioma treated surgically between 1990 and 2004.
Results: The sample included ten girls and six boys whose average age was 30. Read More
Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 2000 ;543:248-50
Department of ORL, Head & Neck Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark.
Cystic hygroma of the neck is a relatively rare congenital malformation usually diagnosed during the first years of infancy. Complete surgical extirpation may be impossible without sacrificing important neurovascular structures. This paper reports the long-term outcome of surgical treatment during a 35-year period. Read More
Acta Chir Belg 1999 Oct;99(5):230-5
Department of Surgery, University Hospital K.U.Leuven, Heverlee-Leuven, Belgium.
In this study, we will investigate the importance of MRI in the diagnosis and treatment of diffuse lymphangioma. Twenty-nine patients with lymphangiomas were treated at the U.Z. Read More
South Med J 1976 Oct;69(10):1333-5
To determine ideal treatment, 58 patients with cystic hygroma of the neck were studied. Approximately equal distribution of the lesion among sexes and sides of the neck was noted, but frequency was less than expected among blacks. Complete excision, the treatment of choice, gave an 81% cure rate. Read More