Tags

Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter

Congenital neck masses: a descriptive retrospective study of 252 cases.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007 Nov; 65(11):2242-7.JO

Abstract

PURPOSE

This retrospective study was conducted to analyze congenital neck masses in Jordanians compared with international findings.

PATIENTS AND METHODS

The records of patients with congenital neck masses between 1991 and 2002 were retrieved from the Department of Pathology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, and analyzed for age, gender, location, clinical features, and treatment.

RESULTS

Within the 12-year period of the study, a total of 2,063 neck mass lesions were found; of these, 252 (12%) were congenital masses. These cases were distributed into 166 (66%) midline, 55 (22%) lateral, and 31 (12%) entire neck masses. The most frequent mass was thyroglossal duct cyst (fistulas) (53%), followed by cysts (fistulas) of the branchial apparatus (22%), dermoid cysts (11%), hemangiomas (7%), and 1ymphangiomas (6%). The majority of branchial arch anomalies (85%) were of the second arch. The mean age of patients was 16 years, with the greatest number of cases (38%) in the first decade. The male-to-female ratio was 1:1.2, with most lesions affecting females. The majority of lesions presented with painless neck swelling, and all lesions were surgically excised.

CONCLUSIONS

The overall frequency and age distribution of congenital neck masses in northern Jordanians are similar to international findings. However, the gender distribution and relative frequency of individual types of neck masses are somewhat different from those in other countries. These differences may be attributed to genetic and geographic differences.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Oral Surgery and Medicine, Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. khateeb@just.edu.joNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

17954320

Citation

Al-Khateeb, Taiseer Hussain, and Firas Al Zoubi. "Congenital Neck Masses: a Descriptive Retrospective Study of 252 Cases." Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery : Official Journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, vol. 65, no. 11, 2007, pp. 2242-7.
Al-Khateeb TH, Al Zoubi F. Congenital neck masses: a descriptive retrospective study of 252 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65(11):2242-7.
Al-Khateeb, T. H., & Al Zoubi, F. (2007). Congenital neck masses: a descriptive retrospective study of 252 cases. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery : Official Journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 65(11), 2242-7.
Al-Khateeb TH, Al Zoubi F. Congenital Neck Masses: a Descriptive Retrospective Study of 252 Cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65(11):2242-7. PubMed PMID: 17954320.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - JOUR T1 - Congenital neck masses: a descriptive retrospective study of 252 cases. AU - Al-Khateeb,Taiseer Hussain, AU - Al Zoubi,Firas, PY - 2006/08/01/received PY - 2006/11/04/revised PY - 2006/11/19/accepted PY - 2007/10/24/pubmed PY - 2007/12/7/medline PY - 2007/10/24/entrez SP - 2242 EP - 7 JF - Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons JO - J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. VL - 65 IS - 11 N2 - PURPOSE: This retrospective study was conducted to analyze congenital neck masses in Jordanians compared with international findings. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The records of patients with congenital neck masses between 1991 and 2002 were retrieved from the Department of Pathology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, and analyzed for age, gender, location, clinical features, and treatment. RESULTS: Within the 12-year period of the study, a total of 2,063 neck mass lesions were found; of these, 252 (12%) were congenital masses. These cases were distributed into 166 (66%) midline, 55 (22%) lateral, and 31 (12%) entire neck masses. The most frequent mass was thyroglossal duct cyst (fistulas) (53%), followed by cysts (fistulas) of the branchial apparatus (22%), dermoid cysts (11%), hemangiomas (7%), and 1ymphangiomas (6%). The majority of branchial arch anomalies (85%) were of the second arch. The mean age of patients was 16 years, with the greatest number of cases (38%) in the first decade. The male-to-female ratio was 1:1.2, with most lesions affecting females. The majority of lesions presented with painless neck swelling, and all lesions were surgically excised. CONCLUSIONS: The overall frequency and age distribution of congenital neck masses in northern Jordanians are similar to international findings. However, the gender distribution and relative frequency of individual types of neck masses are somewhat different from those in other countries. These differences may be attributed to genetic and geographic differences. SN - 0278-2391 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/17954320/Congenital_neck_masses:_a_descriptive_retrospective_study_of_252_cases_ L2 - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0278-2391(06)02202-6 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -