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British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2231-0614,Vol.: 14, Issue.: 4

Case Study

A Rare Case of Acquired Axillary Cystic Hygroma in an Adult Patient


K. M. Rajyaguru1*, Ahmad Zakuan2, Fazil Ibrahim3 and Shabbar Husain Abbas4

1Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Defence Health, National Defence University and Hospital Angkatan Tantra Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2Department of Pathology, Hospital Angkatan Tantra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

3Department of Radiology, Hospital Angkatan Tantra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

4Department of Surgery, Hospital Angkatan Tantra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Article Information
(1) Faris Q. B. Alenzi, Department of Medical Laboratories, College of Applied Medical Sciences Salman bin Abdulaziz University (Al-Kharj), Saudi Arabia.
(2) Masahiro Hasegawa, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi,Tsu City, Mie, 514-8507, Japan.
(1) Oguzhan Guven Gumustas, Acıbadem Hospital, Turkey.
(2) Fatima Mubarak, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
(3) Francesco A. Polistina, Monselice Hospital, Padua, Italy.
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A case of cystic hygroma was found in an adult male patient of 43 -year- age in the left axilla, which was non-tender cystic mass (57 x 40 x 49 mm) filled with haemorrhagic blood. It was successfully removed surgically without any complications. Being very rare presentation in the axilla of an adult, this case is reported.

Keywords :

Cystic hygroma; adult; axilla; haemorrhage.

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2016/24429

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