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244 Possible Causes for Neck Mass, Neck Swelling, Vocal Cord Paralysis

  • Thyroid Lump

    Members of your care team at the Neck Mass and Thyroid Nodule Biopsy Clinic will work very closely with your personal doctor.[swedish.org] Rarely, they may cause neck swelling, pain, swallowing problems, shortness of breath, or changes in the sound of your voice as they grow.[nyulangone.org] More severe symptoms, such as thyroid pain, difficulty in swallowing, hoarseness or vocal cord paralysis and airway obstruction may be an indication of a possible malignant[healthcentral.com]

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Sixteen years later, the patient presented with left neck mass detected by ultrasound in the area of thyroid bed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] swelling in the midline of the neck for 1 year with no other associated complaints.[jhnps.org] About 30% of patients have vocal cord paralysis, and cervical metastases are palpable on examination in 40% of patients.[emedicine.com]

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    X-rays Alive with disease 10 (2 cases) 51/M Neck mass No Lung CR 131 I Alive with disease 59/M Neck mass Yes None CR 131 I Alive with disease 11 82/F Neck mass Yes Lung and[jjco.oxfordjournals.org] Presented with anterior neck swelling for the past 12 years 4.[slideshare.net] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[orpha.net]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

    A 56-year-old, diabetic male presented with a 2.5-cm, left-sided neck mass. Fine needle aspiration showed a mixture of malignant squamous and spindle cells.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] swelling neck lumps sudden weight loss These symptoms don’t always occur with cancer.[healthline.com] Learn More About Topic Vocal Cord (Fold) Paralysis Vocal cord paralysis and paresis can result from abnormal function of the nerves that control your voice box muscles (laryngeal[entnet.org]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Glastonbury, The ABCs (Airway, Blood Vessels, and Compartments) of Pediatric Neck Infections and Masses, American Journal of Roentgenology, 10.2214/AJR.15.15812, 206, 5, ([dx.doi.org] An adolescent presents with high fever, sore throat, odynophagia, possibly with neck swelling. A tonsillar infection is suspected, but how severe?[jaocr.org] cords and larynx, not elsewhere classified J38.0 Paralysis of vocal cords and larynx J38.1 Polyp of vocal cord and larynx J38.2 Nodules of vocal cords Reimbursement claims[icd10data.com]

  • Zenker Diverticulum

    A correct US evaluation can be crucial for the appropriate management of a neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , tenderness, pus-like drainage) If you have chest, upper back, or neck pain If you cough up or vomit more than a few tablespoons of blood If you have a fever over 101 degrees[enthealth.org] Complications following this procedure include mediastinitis, vocal cord paralysis, esophageal stenosis, fistula, and recurrent or persistent diverticula.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Healy GB (1989) Inflammatory neck masses in children: a comparison of computed tomography, ultrasound, and magnatic resonance imaging.[doi.org] Abstract A 7-month-old boy presented to the emergency department with reduced oral intake, neck swelling and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If extensive necrosis or persistence of infection in spite of antibiotics is demonstrated, lobectomy may be required. 15,18 Complications are rare and include vocal cord paralysis[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    He also complained of a mass in his neck, which had grown slowly for over 5 years.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] […] of the neck and face Loss of appetite or major weight loss, general loss of strength Paralysis or severe pain, episodes of fever If lung cancer is suspected, the doctor will[international.medac.de] Phrenic nerve Diaphragmatic paralysis Recurrent laryngeal N. Vocal cord paralysis. SVC Dilated neck & anterior chest wall veins. Pulmonary artery Pulmonary oligemia.[slideshare.net]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    An 84-year-old man presented to endocrinology unit with gradually increasing neck mass, dysphagia, and shortness of breath.[endocrine-abstracts.org] The most frequent signs and symptoms were face or neck swelling (82%), upper extremity swelling (68%), dyspnea (66%), cough (50%), and dilated chest vein collaterals (38%)[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cord paralysis Horner's syndrome, which includes a constricted pupil, sagging eyelid, and lack of sweat on one side of the face SVCS may develop quickly and completely block[cancer.net]

  • Goiter

    Preoperatively, it simulates a multinodular goiter, and surgical intervention is often necessary to establish a diagnosis and to relieve compressive symptoms of a neck mass[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A visible neck swelling is rarely present. However, the enlargement may be felt during a physical examination.[healthhype.com] The preoperative indirect laryngoscopy pointed out a massive bombè of the hypopharyngeal wall to the right and right vocal cord paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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