Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2009 Dec;89(48):3413-6
Department of Otolaryngology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, China.
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
Pediatr Surg Int 2001 Jul;17(5-6):342-3
Department of Surgery, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria.
The management of extensive cystic hygromas in the cervical region (CCH) presents difficult challenges. A retrospective study of 41 children with CCH treated over 24 years in Nigeria was carried out; there were 28 boys and 13 girls with an age range of 3 days to 10 years (median 6.5 months). Read More
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 2005 1;67(6):331-4. Epub 2005 Dec 1.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Gazi University Medical Faculty, Emek, Turkey.
Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of surgical treatment of cervicofacial cystic hygromas in children.
Patients And Methods: Medical records of 17 patients who were operated for cervicofacial cystic hygroma between 1985 and 2004 were evaluated in terms of age, gender, symptoms, diagnostic workups, outcomes and complications.
Results: There was a slight male predominance -- 10 (59%) boys and 7 (41%) girls. Read More
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1999 Jun;125(6):643-8
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Medical School, Germany.
Objectives: To compare different surgical interventions for the treatment of extensive cervicofacial lymphangiomas and to define the minimal extent of surgery necessary to control disease.
Design: Retrospective study. Mean +/- SD follow-up was 31+/-4 months after surgery. Read More