• Chronic Lateral Neck Mass in an Adolescent Female

    1 day ago - By Journal of Pediatric Health Care

    Neck masses are a common finding in the pediatric population, with a broad differential diagnosis resulting in real diagnostic challenges. They are most frequently caused by reactive lymphadenopathy, infectious lymphadenitis, or congenital anomalies of the neck. This case report describes a 16-year-old female presenting to the pediatric emergency department with 5 weeks of right-sided neck mass. Based on her history, physical examination, and prolonged clinical course, the differential diagnosis included infectious, congenital, and neoplastic causes.
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