Diagnostic Difficulties in Evaluation of Neck Masses - Idiopathic Lymph Node Infarction

Imre Subicz, Balázs Sztanó, Géza Krasznai, András Vörös, L. Tiszlavicz, Rezsö Borkó, László Rovó

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Palpable neck masses are often the only signs of patients visiting their ENT specialists. Lymphadenopathy may be a primary or secondary manifestation of numerous benign and malignant disorders. The medical history, physical examination, imaging and pathological examination may help to set the appropriate diagnosis. Lymph node infarction is a very rare entity among the various pathologies involving the lymph nodes. We hereby present three cases, in which infarction was the only symptom, no associated condition occurred.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-273
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of medicine and life
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2018


  • fine needle aspiration cytology
  • lymph node infarction
  • neck mass

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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