December 2014

Abnormal vascularized mass in the neck

Clinical information

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
Longitudinal image of the mass that is mainly well defined
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 showing that the massis in continuity with a nerve
Longitudinal image showing that the massis in continuity with a nerve
Longitudinal image of the same mass also shows continuity with a nerve. There is only vascularity in the mass and not in trh enerve
Longitudinal image of the same mass also shows continuity with a nerve. There is only vascularity in the mass and not in trh enerve
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