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
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.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with neck mass, 38% report having neck pain, 16% report having neck swelling, and 12% report having difficulty in swallowing.
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 .
|Complete physical skin exam performed (ML)|
|X-ray computed tomography (Scan ct)|
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Magnetic resonance imaging (Mri)||$297|
|Excision of skin lesion||$162|
|Other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue||$133|
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 .