What is the cause of abdominal cystic lymphangioma?

April 22 23:24 2019 Print This Article

The main cause of this condition is the blockage of lymphatic system. It occurs as the fetus is developed and the symptoms appear when the baby is born. The blockage of the lymphatic system is attributed to the maternal alcohol use and viral infections. The lymph sac remains separated from the rest of lymphatic system.

The cystic hygroma occurs during the first two trimesters of pregnancy and is associated with the genetic disorders like Noonan syndrome and trisomies of few chromosomes. The turner and Down syndrome of chromosomal aneuploidy are also found in some patients of cystic hygroma.

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