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Cervical sparganosis: case reports with focus on radiological findings.
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PMID:  22643210     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Background:Cervical sparganosis is a rare condition that presents as a lateral neck mass. Its radiological findings have not previously been investigated. Thus, the important radiological findings of cervical sparganosis are presented herein.Methods:We report two patients with cervical sparganosis who presented with cervical masses, and we review the relevant head and neck literature. Computed tomography was performed three times over 13 months of follow up for one patient.Results:On follow-up radiological examination, a migratory lesion with a tubular appearance, seen on serial images, should be considered significant for cervical sparganosis.Conclusion:Radiologically, a migratory cervical mass in the head and neck area with a tubular appearance is suggestive of cervical sparganosis.
Authors:
H J Kim; B J Lee; J C Lee; C K Yeo
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  126     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  641-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan, South Korea.
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