- Neck mass
Neck mass ICD-10 R22.1 ICD-9 784.2
A neck mass is a general term used to describe a mass found in the cervical area before the underlying cause has been identified.
There are many different possible causes.
It can include congenital conditions, such as branchial anomalies and thyroglossal duct cysts.
In some cases, fine needle aspiration may assist in the diagnosis.
- ^ "Neck Mass: Approach to the Patient With Nasal and Pharyngeal Symptoms: Merck Manual Professional". http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec08/ch089/ch089d.html.
- ^ Schwetschenau E, Kelley DJ (September 2002). "The adult neck mass". Am Fam Physician 66 (5): 831–8. PMID 12322776. http://www.aafp.org/link_out?pmid=12322776.
Symptoms and signs: skin and subcutaneous tissue (R20–R23, 782) Disturbances of skin sensation/
Circulation Edema Other Symptoms and signs: Speech and voice / Symptoms involving head and neck (R47–R49, 784) Aphasia/Dysphasia Other speech disturbances Symbolic dysfunctions Voice disturbances Other
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