Isolated loop of Intestine presenting as a lateral neck lump: unusual presentation of neck teratoma
Keywords:Dermoid, Teratoma, Primitive loop of intestine
Dermoid cysts are benign congenital lesions usually presenting as midline neck mass. They rarely appear in the lateral neck region. There is a report of dermoid cyst along with an isolated loop of intestine presenting as lateral neck swelling in a 10-year-old boy. The intestinal loop was completely separated from the pharynx and full of muconeum was found after opening the loop. Complete excision was done. After a thorough search, we conclude that this is the first reported case of neck teratoma presenting as loop of intestine.
Key words: Dermoid; Teratoma; Primitive loop of intestine.
Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2010; 16(2): 133-135
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