Title:
Initial assessment of a neck mass in children
Authors:
M. Hamoir , N. Bernheim , V. Vander Poorten***, G. Chantrain****, C. Van Laer*****, A. Hamans***** P. Deron******
Institutions:
* Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, UCL, Brussels; ** Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Hopital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola, ULB, Brussels; *** Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Universitaire Ziekenhuizen, KUL, Leuven; **** Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Hopital Universitaire St Pierre, ULB, Brussels; ***** Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. UZA, Antwerp; ****** Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.AZ VUB, Brussels
Keywords:
Head and neck tumours; congenital cyst; congenital fistula; lymphadenopathy
Pages:
126 - 128
Abstract:
Objective: To propose national recommendations for the initial assessment of a mass in the neck in children. Methods: Comprehensive review of the available literature and consensus discussion with national experts in the field. Results: Consensus guidelines are proposed concerning the work up of children presenting with a mass in the neck.
Issue:
Suppl. 1, 2005


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Initial assessment of a neck mass in children