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for Branchial Apparatus Anomaly/Lateral Neck Mass

Branchial Apparatus Anomaly/Lateral Neck Mass
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)Suspected cervical adenitis should be treated with course of oral antibiotics.
2)Inflammatory disease of neck unresponsive to oral antibiotics may represent atypical mycobacteria infection or congenital cysts.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1)CT of neck with contrast useful for deep neck masses not associated with the thyroid. UM Radiology preferred. If imaging is done at outside facility, patients MUST bring the actual films with them to appointment.
2)Persistent inflammatory lymphadenopathy should have CBC with differential, monospot, and Toxoplasma gondii titers.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Cervical Adenitis
Appointment Timeframe Next Available Appointment
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Careweb.
External Patients: Hand carry results including hard copies or diskette of any imaging studies to visit.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-362-9555
Patients: 734-936-5730
Clinic Location Sites 1) Taubman Health Care Center
2) Livonia Center for Specialty Care
UM Consulting Physician General Otolaryngology Faculty - Pediatric
Revised on: 07/28/2009