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Neck Swellings

Neck Swellings

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differential diagnosis of neck swellings and brief discussion
differential diagnosis of neck swellings and brief discussion

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Published by: myprofn on Mar 27, 2008
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Neck swellings
Midline swellings
Solid Cystic
1.Lymph nodes1.Thyroglossal cyst2.Nodule of the thyroid isthmus2.Dermoid cyst3.Subhyoid bursitis4.Plunging ranula5.Laryngocoele6.TB cold abscess
Subhyoid bursitis
RareTender oval swelling below the hyoid bone that
moves up and down
with
deglutition and protrusion of thetongue
.
Ranula
Definition:
retention cyst of the sublingual salivary glands
Pathology:
Macroscopic:
distended bluish cyst in the floor of the mouth filled with gelatinous material, if it extendsdown in the neck over the posterior margin of the mylohyoid muscle it’s called plunging ranula that appearsin the neck as a midline swelling.
Microscopic:
the wall is formed of a fibrous capsule lined by macrophages.
Clinical features
c/o:
Swelling in the floor of the mouth. Midline neck swelling if plunging ranula is present.
o/e:
mac..
treatment:
excision (marsipulisation)
Laryngocoele
herniation of the laryngeal mucosa through the thyrohoid membrane.
Incidence:
occurs in musician (blowing flutes)
Clinical features
Symptoms:
swelling in the midline of the neck that
by blowing
Signs:
cystic swelling in the midline of the neck, compressible, resonant and
in size by blowing.

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