Cystic hygroma - chest wall

Case contributed by Dr Huda B. Gharbia


Soft, painless mass in right axilla and chest wall since birth, gradually increasing in size.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Male

There is a well defined, lobulated, multicenteric septated lesion in right axilla, extend down to chest wall. It appears homogenously hyperintense T2W, shows no enhancement, not restricted diffusion.

Case Discussion

Cystic hygroma also known as cystic lymphangioma is a benign congenital lymphatic malformation.

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Case information

rID: 61387
Published: 2nd Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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