posterior cervical region

posterior cervical region

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the back of neck, including the suboccipital region.
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(2) The most common head and neck sites are the cheek, anterior neck, larynx, posterior cervical region and pyriform sinus (3).
On physical examination, a palpable pea-sized mass, approximately 20x10 mm in size, was noted in the left posterior cervical region. The mass was mobile, hard and well-demarcated (Figure 1, 2).
A 3-year-old boy presented to our clinic with a large swelling in the right supraclavicular region, extending to posterior cervical region for 15 days.
A 47 years old male presented to us with a history of left neck mass in his posterior cervical region for 4-5 months that has been enlarging progressively.
A 59-year-old man with a history of alcohol abuse was admitted because of progressively enlarging masses in the parotid areas, anterior and posterior cervical region, and back.
Pain is a prominent early complaint in most patients, and is commonly located over the occiput and posterior cervical region. Generalized severe headache is also frequent.
Lymphatic malformations are seen in 6,000 to 16,000 live births annually; 75 to 90% of these occur in the neck, particularly toward the left posterior cervical region. (1,2) Traumatic injury and upper respiratory infection are common causes of a rapid expansion of an existing lymphatic malformation.
MRI showed a lobulated mass in the right posterior cervical region of the neck (figure 2, A).
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