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Pediatric neck masses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22857718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The majority of neck masses in the pediatric population are congenital or inflammatory in origin requiring a thorough understanding of embryology and anatomy of the cervical region. However, malignancy must always be ruled out as they represent 11%-15% of all neck masses in the pediatric population. The initial history and physical are of utmost important to correctly work-up and eventually diagnose the lesion. This article addresses many aspects of the workup, diagnosis and eventual proper surgical or medical management of pediatric neck masses.
Authors:
Michael R Goins; Michael S Beasley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1558-1365     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001454     Medline TA:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  457-68     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Ear, Nose and Throat Associates of Charleston, 500 Donnally Street, Suite 200, Charleston, WV 25301, USA.
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