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(haɪˈɡrəʊmə) or


(Veterinary Science) pathol a swelling in the soft tissue that occurs over a joint, usually caused by repeated injury
[C20: from hygro- + -oma]


n. hidroma, saco o bursa que contiene líquido.
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Surgical correction of mandibulofasdal deformities secondary to large cervical cystic hygromas.
Congenital cysts include dermoid and epidermoid cysts, first bronchial cleft cysts, and cystic hygromas.
There are reports of a pathological deficiency in the longitudinal muscle layer within the wall of the SVC, as well as an association with cystic hygromas [8].
Parameters recorded were mortality, neurological outcome / complications like brain herniation, wound dehiscence, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, contusion expansion, sinking flap syndrome, subdural hygromas and hydrocephalus.
Cystic hygromas, the third type, are most common in the neck and composed of large, dilated, cystic lymphatic spaces.
Bilateral subdural hygromas or hematomas may also accompany intracranial hypotension, and can be identified on the initial scan, although the cause of the collections may not be immediately recognized.
The descriptions of this complication as a result of the ETV have been exposed in the form of reports on isolated cases, with the presentation of subdural hygromas or hematomas.
In January 2009, in the nature reserve in Qinling Mountains, China, hygromas were found on the knees, stifles, hocks, haunches, and bursae between the nuchal ligament and the primary thoracic spines of 10 free-ranging takins (Budorcas taxicolor).
Some hygromas are congenital while others develop over time, usually in response to trauma.
This product offers coverage, padding, and protection for elbow joints, and is regularly used to treat and prevent elbow hygromas - fluid-filled swellings at the point of one or both elbows, which can arise as the result of trauma or even from a dog lying for long periods of time on hard surfaces.
In humans, differential diagnoses are thyroglossal duct cysts, dermoid cysts, bronchogenic cysts, cystic thymoma, cystic hygromas, inflammatory lymphadenopathies, and neoplasms.