Palwasha Gul, Pari Gul, Masroor Ahmed, Aliya Aftab Malik.
Cystic Hygroma with Associated Aneurysm of the Common Facial Vein: a Case Report.
Pak J Radiol Jan ;31(3):203-6.

Cystic hygromas (CH) are congenital malformations of the lymphatic system and consists of internal cystic areas of variable sizes. CH is commonly seen in the cervicofacial region, axilla, mediastinum, groin and abdominal visceras. CH can be asymptomatic if small however can cause variable symptoms from respiratory distress to infection. It has been associated with number of syndromes and pathologies however its association with venous anomalies and aneurysm has been rarely reported in the literature. We report a case of cystic hygroma in left submandibular region with venous aneurysm of the left common facial vein and ectatic lingual vein.

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