Imaging of pediatric neck masses

  • Friedman E
  • John S
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Abstract

Palpable neck masses are a common indication for pediatric imaging. Such lesions may be caused by infectious, inflammatory, tumoral, traumatic, lymphovascular, immunologic, or congenital etiologies. Radiological assessment of neck masses in young children should be tailored based on patient presentation and physical examination, as well as clinical suspicion. The goal of imaging should be to help arrive at a diagnosis or limited differential in an efficient manner while minimizing radiation exposure. © 2011 Elsevier Inc.

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  • Children
  • MRI
  • Mass
  • Neck
  • Ultrasound

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Authors

  • Elliott R. Friedman

  • Susan D. John

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