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Case 13-2021: A Newborn Girl with a Neck Mass

List of authors.
  • Dorit Koren, M.D.,
  • Katherine A. Sparger, M.D.,
  • Randheer Shailam, M.D.,
  • and Peter M. Sadow, M.D., Ph.D.

A newborn girl was admitted to the neonatal ICU after a planned cesarean section because of a neck mass, which was discovered on ultrasonography at 34 weeks 6 days of gestation. After birth, the mass measured 3.7 cm by 3.8 cm by 3.1 cm and displaced the internal jugular vein and carotid artery. A diagnostic procedure was performed.

Funding and Disclosures

This case was presented at Pediatrics Grand Rounds.

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Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pediatrics (D.K., K.A.S.), Radiology (R.S.), and Pathology (P.M.S.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Departments of Pediatrics (D.K., K.A.S.), Radiology (R.S.), and Pathology (P.M.S.), Harvard Medical School both in Boston.

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