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A case of lymphoepithelial cyst (branchial cyst) in an elderly patient: diagnosis differential, treatment and literature review
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18507960     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of lateral cervical cyst stressing the difficulties about the diagnosis. The international guidelines for the management of lateral neck cysts in the over 40s' age group are taken in consideration. Our case is a 74 years old male patient with a 6 month history of a cervical swelling. We consider this case rare for the age of patient and the absence of malignancy.
Authors:
P Di Cello; P Soldo; B Sardella; G Altissimi; G F Macri; C Marinelli; A Greco; P Meloni; D Pietrasanta; A Bolognese; L Izzo
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Il Giornale di chirurgia     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0391-9005     ISO Abbreviation:  G Chir     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-29     Completed Date:  2008-07-31     Revised Date:  2010-03-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9011768     Medline TA:  G Chir     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  ita     Pagination:  235-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Universit? degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" Policlinico Umberto I, Italy.
Vernacular Title:
Un caso di cisti linfoepiteliale (branchiale) in un paziente anziano: diagnosi differenziale, trattamento e revisione della letteratura.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Branchioma / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Diagnosis, Differential
Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Humans
Male
Treatment Outcome

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