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Vol. 21 - Num. 81

Clinical Reviews

Not everything is an adenopathy

Esther Vaquero Sosaa, Almudena Garrido Vicenteb, Inmaculada López Escobara

aPediatra. CS Meco. Madrid. España.
bMédico de Familia. CS Meco. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: E Vaquero. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Vaquero Sosa E, Garrido Vicente A, López Escobar I. Not everything is an adenopathy. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2019;21:49-52.

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Cervical masses are frequent in children. Most often they are lymphadenopathies secondaries to infection, viral or bacterial. However, we should think in other causes of adenopathy and other processes that may be confused with them. Ultrasound examination is the technique of choice to differentiate the lesion and determine its characteristics. We present a patient with cervical adenopathies, who was diagnosed a congenital mass with ultrasound in Primary Care.


Adenopathies Neck masses Ultrasonography



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