Head and Neck

Head and neck lesions in children are primarily benign. Congenital lesions arise from how these structures develop, while acquired lesions include benign and malignant tumors. Below is a list of some of the most commonly encountered congenital and acquired head and neck lesions treated at PENTA:

Congenital Head & Neck Lesions:

  • Thyroid gland anomalies
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Branchial cleft anomalies
  • Dermoid cysts
  • Laryngoceles/saccular cysts
  • Thymus gland anomalies
  • Teratomas

Acquired Benign Head & Neck Lesions:

  • Pilomatrixoma
  • Neural tumors
  • Pseudotumor of infancy

Acquired Neoplastic Head & Neck Lesions:

  • Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma/Soft tissue sarcomas
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Malignancy

For more information on conditions treated or to arrange a consultation or appointment, call 404-255-2033.

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