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CYSTIC HYGROMA OF THE NECK

CYSTIC HYGROMA OF THE NECK In view of the recent thorough review of the literature1 on the subject of cystic hygroma of the neck, I wish only to report two additional cases. REPORT OF CASES Case 1.—A. Z., a girl aged 10 days, was brought to the hospital on Dec. 26, 1932, by her mother, who desired advice regarding a tumor arising from the side of the child's neck. The patient had been born in a village to a multiparous Bulu woman, who said she did not have any difficulty during labor. From the day of birth the child nursed normally and according to the mother did not differ from her other children as a new-born infant except in one respect. On the fourth day after birth the services of a native medicine-man (whose activities were not limited to medicine) were solicited. He made a diagnosis of "a large congenital abscess," and lanced the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1936 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1936.01970140113012
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Abstract

In view of the recent thorough review of the literature1 on the subject of cystic hygroma of the neck, I wish only to report two additional cases. REPORT OF CASES Case 1.—A. Z., a girl aged 10 days, was brought to the hospital on Dec. 26, 1932, by her mother, who desired advice regarding a tumor arising from the side of the child's neck. The patient had been born in a village to a multiparous Bulu woman, who said she did not have any difficulty during labor. From the day of birth the child nursed normally and according to the mother did not differ from her other children as a new-born infant except in one respect. On the fourth day after birth the services of a native medicine-man (whose activities were not limited to medicine) were solicited. He made a diagnosis of "a large congenital abscess," and lanced the

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American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1936

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