6,562 results match your criteria Neck Cysts


[Neonatal sepsis by Citrobacter Freundii as a debut of cystic lymphatic malformation].

Andes Pediatr 2022 Apr;93(2):265-269

Hospital Universitario Politecnic La Fe, Valencia, España.

Cystic lymphatic malformation (CLM) is a rare and benign entity caused by alterations in the embryological development of lymphatic structures. Its typical location is in the head and neck, although it has also been described at the abdominal level. It may not be evident in the first stages of life and its first manifestation may be a complication such as abdominal distension, hemorrhage, or sepsis, which may put the patient's life at risk. Read More

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Misdiagnosed giant parathyroid cyst: differential diagnosis of a neck mass of the central region.

BMJ Case Rep 2022 Jun 22;15(6). Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Gastroenterologic, Endocrine-Metabolic and Nephro-Urologic Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

Parathyroid cysts (PCs) are rare benign lesions representing between the 0.08% and the 0.34% of the neck masses going on surgery. Read More

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Thyroglossal duct cyst with hoarseness as the sole symptom and an intralaryngeal extension masquerading as a laryngeal mass: Clinical experience and literature review.

Ear Nose Throat J 2022 Jun 22:1455613221100030. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Department of Otolaryngology, 414282Tongde Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

A thyroglossal duct cyst is the most common congenital disease in the neck. There are two age groups usually associated with thyroglossal duct cysts: 1-11 years in children and 30-60 years in adults. These midline neck masses are typically located anteriorly in the neck, inferior to the hyoid bone. Read More

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Head and Neck Cystic Lesions: A Cytology Review of Common and Uncommon Entities.

Acta Cytol 2022 Jun 17:1-12. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Background: Cystic lesions of the head and neck are a diagnostic challenge since they are seen in the clinical presentation of a wide variety of conditions. Herein, common and uncommon entities that present as cystic lesions in the head and neck are reviewed.

Summary: In this study, peer-reviewed articles were selected using the database PubMed, Google, Google Scholar, and Scopus. Read More

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Tone Enhancement Electro-Fiberscope Combined with Strobe Light Source and Re-analysis Past Images-Tone Enhancement Dynamic Stroboscope.

Laryngoscope 2022 Jun 18. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

Department of Otolaryngology, Tokyo University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Tone enhancement electro fiberscope combined with strobe light source is benefit for dynamic observation of vocal fold vibration, mucosal waves and voice, it also may be effective for early detection of cases of glottal cancer rather than ordinate stroboscopic examination or simple NBI observation. Laryngoscope, 2022. Read More

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Second Branchial Cleft Cyst.

N Engl J Med 2022 06 18;386(25):e67. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan

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Rathke's cleft cyst marsupialization and repair with a free mucosal graft - Video case report and literature review.

Am J Otolaryngol 2022 Jun 4:103519. Epub 2022 Jun 4.

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, United States of America; Department of Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, United States of America; Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, United States of America. Electronic address:

Rathke's cleft cysts (RCCs) are sellar or suprasellar cystic lesions arising from the remnants of the embryological Rathke's pouch. When symptomatic, RCCs are usually treated surgically via marsupialization. Free mucosal graft (FMG) repair has shown promise in decreasing recurrence versus marsupialization alone. Read More

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Fenestration is a logical and effective treatment for a large primordial cyst with cholesterol granuloma: a case report.

J Int Med Res 2022 Jun;50(6):3000605221104185

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Matsue City Hospital, Shimane 690-8509, Japan.

A cholesterol granuloma (CG) is characterized by the presence of cholesterol crystals that cause a chronic granulomatous reaction in an enclosed space. It occurs most commonly in the head and neck region, particularly in the middle ear. Although CGs in the maxilla have also been reported, odontogenic cysts in conjunction with CGs in the maxilla are very rare. Read More

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Sarcomatoid Carcinoma From a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst in a 20-Year-Old Woman: A Case Report.

OTO Open 2022 Apr-Jun;6(2):2473974X221105033. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Amsterdam UMC, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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KERATIN 17-related recessive atypical pachyonychia congenita with variable hair and tooth anomalies.

Eur J Hum Genet 2022 Jun 9. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, MOBGAM, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey.

We present the first pachyonychia congenita (PC) to involve all ectodermal derivatives and the first recessive KRT17-related PC in total seven members of two consanguineous Pakistani families. This atypical PC is characterized by an unusual combination of pachyonychia, plantar keratoderma, folliculitis, alopecia, sparse eyebrows, dental anomalies and variable acanthosis nigricans of neck, dry skin, palmoplantar hyperhidrosis, recurrent blisters on soles and/or arms, rough sparse hair on scalp and keratosis pilaris. By exome sequencing we detected homozygous KRT17 c. Read More

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Infected Thyroglossal Duct Cyst in a Neonate: A Report of a Rare Case.

Am J Case Rep 2022 Jun 6;23:e936659. Epub 2022 Jun 6.

Department of Medical Education, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, USA.

BACKGROUND Thyroglossal duct cysts are the most common congenital cervical anomalies, often presenting as midline neck cysts. The mean age of presentation of pediatric thyroglossal duct cysts varies between 5 and 9 years old, with rare cases younger than 1 year old. This case report details a rare case of an infected thyroglossal duct cyst presenting during the neonatal period as an upper airway obstruction. Read More

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Endoscopic management of intralingual thyroglossal duct cysts: Case series and systematic review.

Auris Nasus Larynx 2022 Jun 2. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital / Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery/Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 428 East 72nd St., Suite 100, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Objective: To discuss our institutional experience with endoscopic management of intralingual thyroglossal duct cyst (TGDC) and review cases in the published literature in a systematic review.

Methods: Pediatric patients with intralingual TGDC treated with endoscopic surgery at our institution from 2009-2019 were identified. Metrics from our case series were then compared to those in the literature in a systematic review to assess pooled outcomes of endoscopic or transoral management. Read More

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First detection of the potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis) in a major potato production region of China.

Plant Dis 2022 Jun 3. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

The Plant Protection Station of Hezhang, Guizhou province, Hezhang county,, China;

The potato cyst nematodes (PCN) Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida are the very important quarantine nematode pests of potato [Stone 1973]. Both species cause serious potato tuber yield losses. These species are subjected to strict quarantine regulations in many countries (EPPO 2017). Read More

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Clinical effect of CO laser resection of the epiglottic cyst under micro-laryngoscope suspension.

Acta Otolaryngol 2022 May 2;142(5):443-447. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery & Audiology and Neurotology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

Background: Epiglottic cysts are common diseases and have multiple morbidity, and traditional surgery causes intraoperative bleeding and postoperative recurrence.

Objective: To investigate the therapeutic effect of CO laser resection on epiglottic cyst when compared with traditional surgery.

Method: Eighty patients with epiglottic cysts were randomly enrolled into the CO laser group (44 patients) and the high-frequency electrocautery group (36 patients). Read More

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A novel approach in diagnosing multiple dentigerous cysts using CBCT illustration indicative of Mucopolysaccharidosis VI - a case report.

J Med Life 2022 Apr;15(4):579-586

Project Officer, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi, India.

Mucopolysaccharidosis VI is a genetic disorder affecting multiple organs with sundry clinical presentations. The main etiological factor reflects the disturbances in mucopolysaccharide metabolism leading to deposition of acid mucopolysaccharide in various tissues. The pathognomonic features of the disease include a large head, short neck, corneal opacity, open mouth associated with an enlarged tongue, enlargement of the skull, and long anteroposterior dimension with unerupted dentition, dentigerous cyst-like follicles, condylar defects, and gingival hyperplasia. Read More

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Intrathyroidal Pararthyroid Cyst in a Middle-aged Woman.

Ear Nose Throat J 2022 May 31:1455613221106208. Epub 2022 May 31.

Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 21654University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA.

Parathyroid cyst is a rare entity that can closely mimic thyroid and brachial cleft cysts, particularly when located within the thyroid gland. Most commonly, the cysts are non-functional but can produce compressive symptoms. The cyst contains watery content with elevated PTH levels, specifying parathyroid origin. Read More

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Unusual Neurological Manifestation of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in an Adult.

Ear Nose Throat J 2022 May 31:1455613221106220. Epub 2022 May 31.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia.

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis is a rare disorder characterized by an abnormal proliferation of Langerhans cells in one or multiple organs. It rarely presents with a central vestibular involvement. We report a case of a multisystem Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis with mucosal, hepatic, and neurological involvement, presenting with dizziness and balance disorders. Read More

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Oral maxillofacial surgical residency and its impact on the academic and research productivity at different levels in Pakistan.

J Pak Med Assoc 2022 Apr;72(4):738-713

Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

Oral and maxillofacial (OMF) surgery is a unique speciality. In many countries, OMFS is a dental speciality but the scope of its practice significantly overlaps with other specialities, including otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, plastic surgery, and orthopaedics. Thus, OMF surgery represents a true amalgamation of medical and dental specialities. Read More

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First comprehensive report on distribution of histologically confirmed oral and maxillofacial pathologies; a nine-year retrospective study.

J Pak Med Assoc 2022 Apr;72(4):685-690

Department of General Pathology, Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Objective: To report the distribution of oral and maxillofacial pathologies diagnosed histologically in laboratory.

Methods: The retrospective descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted at Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan, and comprised biopsied lesions submitted to the institutional laboratory from 2010 to 2019. Data on gender, age, site of the lesion and histopathological diagnosis was retrieved from the records. Read More

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[Transoral robotic surgery for treatment of lingual thyroglossal duct cyst].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2022 May;57(5):572-577

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China.

To investigate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of transoral robotic surgery (TORS) in the treatment of lingual thyroglossal duct cyst (LTGDC). The clinical data of 10 patients with LTGDC treated with TORS in Tongji Hospital affiliated to Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology from May 2017 to November 2020 were analyzed retrospectively,including 6 males and 4 females, aged 5-44 years. The cysts were fully exposed, and resection usually started from the cephalic side of lesions. Read More

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Lymphoepithelial cyst in the palatine tonsil: A case report and literature review.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 May 20;101(20):e29246. Epub 2022 May 20.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea.

Rationale: Lymphoepithelial cyst of the oral cavity is very rare. Most intraoral lymphoepithelial cysts are observed in the floor of the mouth and very few cases have been reported of its occurrence in the palatine tonsil.

Patient Concerns: A 37-year-old healthy woman with no remarkable medical history visited our department with a complaint of frequent tonsillitis. Read More

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Neuropathic pain due to compression of cervical medial branch by cervical Juxtafacet cyst: A case report.

Pain Pract 2022 May 24. Epub 2022 May 24.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

In the current report, we describe an interesting case of cervical juxtafacet that developed outside the intervertebral foramen, compressing the cervical medial branch and causing neuropathic pain in the posterior inferior neck pain. A 61-year-old woman visited a local pain clinic due to neuropathic pain with a tingling and burning nature (numeric rating scale [NRS]: 5 out of 10) on the left posterior inferior neck area for 4 months. Paresthesia was observed in the left posterior inferior neck area. Read More

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Primary Soft Tissue Hydatid Cysts

Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2022 05;46(2):145-149

Şanlıurfa Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Orthopedia and Traumatology, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

Objective: Hydatid cyst disease is a helminthic infection caused by , which is encountered with cysts in many organs, especially the liver and lungs. Soft tissue and intramuscular hydatid cyst are rare even in endemic countries. It is challengig to distinguish subcutaneous and intramuscular hydatid cysts from soft tissue tumors. Read More

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Quality and Readability of Online Patient Education Materials Related to Branchial Cleft Cysts.

Cureus 2022 Apr 19;14(4):e24287. Epub 2022 Apr 19.

Otolaryngology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA.

Introduction Branchial cleft cysts are the second most common congenital neck mass and can cause significant anxiety for patients and families despite their benign nature. Education through online patient education materials (PEMs) is critical for informing patients and reducing stress. We aimed to determine the content, quality, and readability of online PEMs related to branchial cleft cysts. Read More

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Merkel cell carcinoma of the eyelid and periocular region: A review.

Authors:
Noreen M Walsh

Saudi J Ophthalmol 2021 Jul-Sep;35(3):186-192. Epub 2022 Apr 18.

Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone), Halifax, Canada.

Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma with a high mortality rate. It typically affects elderly Caucasians, with a slight predilection for males. It is associated with chronic sun exposure and/or immunosuppression. Read More

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Coexistence of thyroglossal duct cyst and second branchial cleft cyst in a young woman: A case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jun 11;95:107192. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Unit, King Faisal University, Alahsa, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Thyroglossal cysts represent 70% of congenital neck anomalies, and second branchial cleft anomalies are the most common anomalies (90%) of the branchial apparatus. However, their coexistence, especially in adults, is very rare.

Presentation Of Case: A 23-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of lateral left neck swelling and midline swelling. Read More

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The World Health Organization Classification of Odontogenic Lesions: A Summary of the Changes of the 2022 (5th) Edition.

Turk Patoloji Derg 2022 ;38(2):168-184

Department of Tumor Pathology, Institute of Oncology, Istanbul University, ISTANBUL, TURKEY.

The 5th edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Head and Neck Tumors opened to online access in March 2022. This edition is conceptually similar to the previous classification of odontogenic lesions. The only newly defined entity in odontogenic lesions is adenoid ameloblastoma, which is classified under benign epithelial odontogenic tumors. Read More

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Cochlear implantation in a 16-month-old with Chudley-McCullough Syndrome.

Am J Otolaryngol 2022 Jul-Aug;43(4):103487. Epub 2022 May 6.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, 2500 North State St., Jackson, MS 39216, United States of America. Electronic address:

Objective: The purpose of this report is to describe a case of bilateral cochlear implantation (CI) in a pediatric patient with Chudley-McCullough Syndrome (CMS). By reviewing the literature, we hope to describe common clinical presentations to aid in early diagnosis and management of pediatric patients with CMS.

Methods: Case report with literature review. Read More

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Treatment of cystic thyroid nodules.

Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 2022 Jun 10;25(2):100822. Epub 2022 Mar 10.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai West Hospital, New York, NY; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address:

The optimal treatment option for cystic thyroid lesions depends on the composition of the lesion, prior interventions, and patient preference. Simple aspiration is a good initial diagnostic and treatment modality for thyroid lesions that are predominantly cystic. However, recurrence rates are high and, should fluid re-accumulate, further aspirations are unlikely to be effective. Read More

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Pilar Cysts of the Head and Neck: A Case Report.

Cureus 2022 Apr 7;14(4):e23932. Epub 2022 Apr 7.

General Surgery, West Suburban Medical Center, Oak Park, USA.

Pilar cysts, a subtype of sebaceous cysts, are benign masses often commonly found on the scalp, back, and face. They are common amongst women and carry a low potential for malignancy. These lesions arise due to the buildup of keratin in the skin pore, blocking the exit port of sebaceous gland secretions. Read More

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