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535 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Neck Mass

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS: Primary thyroid lymphoma should be suspected in patients with a rapidly enlarging neck mass, especially in women with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presenting symptoms included neck mass (88%), dysphagia (45.3%), and hoarseness (37.3%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The thyroid lymphoma manifests as rapidly enlarging neck mass causing respiratory difficulty.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    High-resolution computed tomography (CT) of the temporal bone and CT of the neck detected a mass lateral to the left tympanic membrane and another mass in the anterior neck[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms The most common symptom of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a mass or swelling of the lymph nodes of the neck, collarbone, groin, and armpit.[verywell.com] Groups of lymph nodes are found in the neck, underarms, chest, abdomen, and groin. Lymph nodes store white blood cells.[web.archive.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    The Nurse Practitioner. 21(3):14–29, MAR 1996 Issn Print: 0361-1817 Publication Date: 1996/03/01 Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract Infectious mononucleosis is an acute, self-limiting, nonneoplastic lymphoreticular proliferative disorder characterized by peripheral lymphocytosis and circulating atypical[…][oadoi.org]

  • Throat Cancer

    Chest X-ray If your doctor suspects that the cancer has spread to your lungs, you’ll need a chest X-ray to check for abnormalities.[healthline.com] Symptoms HPV-related throat cancers can present with a variety of symptoms: Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck Neck masses that do not go away in one to two weeks Chronic cough[bcm.edu] FNA of a neck mass may be useful for the detection of an occult nasopharyngeal primary tumour.[patient.info]

  • Cystic Lymphangioma

    The following tests may be done: Chest x-ray Ultrasound CT scan MRI scan If the cystic hygroma is detected during a pregnancy ultrasound, other ultrasound tests or amniocentesis[medlineplus.gov] Pediatric Neck Masses.[doi.org] We report a case of a female infant with a prenatal diagnosis of superior caval vein aneurysm presenting at birth with a neck mass that was found to be a cystic lymphangioma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    […] in a chest x ray that was performed because of nonspecific symptoms.[encyclopedia.com] She developed a discharging lateral neck mass with progressive increase of the mediastinal mass. She subsequently required a neck exploration and mediastinoscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , particularly in the neck region, and it doesn't disappear after a few weeks, you should see a doctor to have it checked out.[medbroadcast.com]

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    If you are at high risk for re-activation — for instance, you have HIV, your primary infection was in the last 2 years, your chest X-ray is abnormal, or you are immunocompromised[webmd.com] After diagnosis, all patients received antituberculous chemotherapy and one patient with pocket formation underwent total resection of neck masses with infectious skin.[jstage.jst.go.jp] Examination found a large neck mass (8 cm by 5 cm) but was otherwise unremarkable.[bmj.com]

  • Pharyngeal Carcinoma

    Chest X-ray If your doctor suspects that the cancer has spread to your lungs, you’ll need a chest X-ray to check for abnormalities.[healthline.com] FNA of a neck mass may be useful for the detection of an occult nasopharyngeal primary tumour.[patient.info] Headaches accompanied by palpable lymph nodes in neck Fifty-six patients complained of headache and neck mass.[cancerjournal.net]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    Location of an isolated neck mass may predict the location of the primary site based on lymph drainage.[medicine.uiowa.edu] In the setting of a patient presenting with a neck mass, ultrasound and ultrasound-guided final needle aspiration with cytology are invaluable.[radiopaedia.org] Unresolved head or neck mass which persists for more than three weeks.[patient.info]

  • Parathyroid Carcinoma

    Parathyroid carcinoma is a very rare endocrine malignancy, which usually presents with features of hypercalcaemia and a neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The overt hyperparathyroid bone or renal disease with palpable neck mass, as well as severe hypercalcemia with extremely high parathyroid hormone, are clinical parameters[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Parathyroid carcinoma in the pediatric population most typically presents with significant hypercalcemia and a palpable neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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