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Neck mass

Also known as Mass Of Neck and Neck Lump

A neck mass is an ambiguous mass found in the neck area. There are many different possible causes, including congenital conditions like branchial anomalies and thyroglossal duct cysts.

Source: Wikipedia

What causes it?

The most common causes of neck mass are pyogenic skin infection, sebaceous cyst, and lymphadenitis. Other possible causes, such as thyroid disease, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with neck mass often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), x-ray computed tomography, biopsy, excision, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), magnetic resonance imaging, excision of skin lesion and other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with neck mass include selenium sulfide topical, cefprozil, eletriptan (relpax), sufentanil, dexbrompheniramine / pseudoephedrine, dapiprazole ophthalmic, thiopental (pentothal), alendronate-cholecalciferol, alclometasone topical, penciclovir topical, oxymorphone (opana), methyl salicylate-menthol topical and mebendazole .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for neck mass include .

Age

< 1 years
0.8x
1-4 years
1.3x
5-14 years
1.1x
15-29 years
0.7x
30-44 years
1.0x
45-59 years
1.3x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.7x
Hispanic
1.0x
White
1.1x
Other
1.0x
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