December 2014

Abnormal vascularized mass in the neck

Clinical Info

Painless palpable mass in the neck.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Abnormal vascularized mass in the neck

Longitudinal image of the mass that is mainly well defined  but not a the upperpole
Longitudinal image of the mass that is mainly well defined but not a the upperpole
Longitudinal image again showing a well defined mass but not at the lowerpole
Longitudinal image again showing a well defined mass but not at the lowerpole
Longitudinal image of the lower pole showing that the mass is in continuity with a nerve
Longitudinal image of the lower pole showing that the mass is in continuity with a nerve
Longitudinal image of the same mass also shows continuity with a nerve at the upperpole. There is only vascularity in the mass and not in the nerve
Longitudinal image of the same mass also shows continuity with a nerve at the upperpole. There is only vascularity in the mass and not in the nerve
Transverse image of the same mass
Transverse image of the same mass
Transverse image a bit below the mass shows normal findings
Transverse image a bit below the mass shows normal findings

Conclusion

There is a well defined vascularized mass in the neck in continuity with the brachial plexus. Biopsy proved the mass to be a schwannoma.


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 49
  • Body part: Neck

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System