Neck mass

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Neck mass
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 R22.1
ICD-9-CM 784.2

A neck mass is an ambiguous mass found in the neck area. There are many different possible causes,[1] including congenital conditions like branchial anomalies and thyroglossal duct cysts.[2]

In some cases, fine needle aspiration may assist in the diagnosis.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Neck Mass: Approach to the Patient With Nasal and Pharyngeal Symptoms: Merck Manual Professional". 
  2. ^ Schwetschenau E, Kelley DJ (September 2002). "The adult neck mass". Am Fam Physician. 66 (5): 831–8. PMID 12322776.