Brachial cleft cyst

Pitfall Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes of which one was mistaken for a necrotic lymphe node, but puncture proved to be an infected brachial cleft cyst

Clinical information

Painful swelling

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Pitfall Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes of which one was mistaken for a necrotic lymphe node, but puncture proved to be an infected brachial cleft cyst

Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes
Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes
Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes
Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes
Lesion that was mistaken for a necrotic lymphe node
Lesion that was mistaken for a necrotic lymphe node
Lymphe node
Lymphe node

Pitfall Hypoechoic masses interpreted as lymphe nodes of which one was mistaken for a necrotic lymphe node but that proved to be an infected brachial cleft cyst

Infected brachial cleft cyst and vascularized lymphe node
Infected brachial cleft cyst and vascularized lymphe node
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick vascularized wall
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick vascularized wall
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick wall
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick wall
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick wall
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick wall

Infected brachial cleft cyst CT

Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick wall
Infected brachial cleft cyst with thick wall
Brachial cleft cyst
Brachial cleft cyst

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 22
  • Body part: Neck

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