Chapter 16. Abnormalities of the Neck and Face

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch16

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2009) Abnormalities of the Neck and Face, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • neck and face abnormalities;
  • branchial fistulae in early childhood;
  • branchial cysts, sinuses, fistulae and other remnants;
  • thyroglossal cyst - midline neck lump in children;
  • ectopic thyroid - rare causes of midline neck swelling;
  • cystic hygroma - hamartoma of jugular lymph sacs;
  • periorbital cellulitis;
  • Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in children's cervical lymph nodes;
  • sternomastoid ‘tumour’ in infant

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Branchial cysts, sinuses, fistulae and other remnants

  • Thyroglossal cyst

  • Ectopic thyroid

  • Cystic hygroma

  • Epidermoid cysts

  • Periorbital cellulitis

  • Diseases of the lymph nodes

  • The submandibular gland

  • The parotid gland

  • Torticollis

  • Sternomastoid fibrosis

  • Developmental anomalies of the face

  • Deformities of the ear

  • Further reading