Cervical adenopathy remains a current problem in pediatrics. Although most of the cases have an infectious or benign etiology, it is important. Cette étude prospective menée du 1er Septembre au 31 Août chez 75 patients reçus pour adénopathies cervicales chroniques dans le service. Get this from a library! Les adénopathies cervicales néoplasiques.. [Y Cachin].

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The ultrasound performed, gray scale mode B of the cervical mass. Case Report FLE year-old male from an urban environment is admitted to hospital in September for fever, unwellness, and dysphagia. On ultrasoundB-mode imaging depicts lymph node morphology, whilst power Doppler can assess the vascular pattern. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich cervidales unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Sometimes the infectious context can mask or unmask a malign chronic disease with insidious evolution. Physical evaluation in dental practice. Clinical oral medicine and pathology.

Introduction Cervical adenopathy remains a current problem in pediatrics. Lastly, nodal metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, thyroid cancer, or parathyroid tumors can occur [ 1 — 9 ].


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cervicaled Hence, the patient was given penicillin for 10 days. To receive news and publication updates for Case Reports in Pediatrics, enter your email address in the box below. No evidence of metastasis in other areas was found. No hepatosplenomegaly was detected and no associated adenopathies were recorded. Oral and maxillofacial surgery.

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The lymph node ultrasound is a useful element that can raise malignancy suspicions even in an apparent benign clinical context. The onset of the adenopathy before the episode and the ultrasound modifications raised the suspicion of a malignancy, later confirmed by the histopathologic examination of the lymph node excision.

Lymphoepithelial carcinoma is a rare malignancy in children. Retrieved from ” https: The histopathologic examination confirmed the malignity of the adenopathy. We report a case of right laterocervical adenopathy in a year-old teenager admitted to hospital with an episode of fever associated with dysphagia, congested pharynx, and pultaceous deposits.

Due to all these elements Table 1 a lymph node biopsy was required. Indexed in Web of Science.

The lymph node is round, well defined, hypoechoic, and with intranodal calcification and no echogenic hilus Figure 2. The histopathologic examination suggests the presence of a lymph node metastasis of an undifferentiated lymphoepithelial carcinoma with an ENT starting point.


Cervical lymphadenopathy can be thought of as local where only the cervical lymph nodes are affected, or general where all the lymph nodes of the body are affected. Sometimes metastatic cervical lymph node is detected before adenopathis main cancer. In individuals over the age of 50, metastatic enlargement from cancers most commonly squamous cell carcinomas of the aerodigestive tract should be considered. Figure 3 shows the intraoperative aspects during cervvicales node excision.

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The lymphoepithelial carcinoma of the pharynx is a malignity that is histologically characterised by an undifferentiated carcinoma with intermixed reactive lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate, seldom encountered in childhood [ 10 ].

The causes are varied, and may be inflammatory, degenerative, or neoplastic. As a result, being able to distinguish between benign and malign adenopathies is of great interest to the clinician.