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Birth Defects

How do cystic hygromas affect pregnancy?

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  • Many cystic hygromas are found during routine ultrasounds. If your doctor notices that your child has a cystic hygroma, more tests, such as an amniocentesis or further ultrasounds, may be recommended. These tests are important because many cases of cystic hygromas in fetuses are a sign of another birth defect or disorders.

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