Ultrasonographic assessment of neck masses

J Clin Ultrasound. 1977 Aug;5(4):248-52. doi: 10.1002/jcu.1870050407.


Fourteen patients are presented to illustrate the usefulness of ultrasonography in assessing masses of the neck. Included are five patients with primary tumors, two with metastasis to a cervical node, three with cervical adenitis, two with simple cysts, and two with hematoma related to endarterectomy for occlusive disease of the carotid artery.

MeSH terms

  • Cat-Scratch Disease / diagnosis
  • Cysts / diagnosis
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Hematoma / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Lymphadenitis / diagnosis
  • Neck*
  • Ultrasonography*