Congenital Cysts & Tumors

There are several types of cysts & tumors more common in children such as: thyroglossal cyst, hemangioma, lymphangiomas, and branchial cleft anomaly. 

Symptoms

Symptoms

Symptoms may vary upon the type of cyst & tumor:

  • Thyroglossal Cyst:
    • Trouble breathing or swallowing  
    • Tenderness feeling near the area of the cyst
    • Redness of the skin around the area of the cyst
    • Hoarseness
  • Hemangioma:
    • Small red scratches or bumps
    • Gradually grow larger, then disappear 
  • Lymphangiomas (Symptoms vary on the location the lymphangiomas):
    • Tiny reddish or blue dots
    • Swelling 
  • Branchial Cleft Anomaly:
    • Lump or skin tag on the neck or upper shoulder
    • Bumps that become more painful overtime with swallowing 
    • Swelling or tenderness on the neck 
    • Skin itching and irritation 
Treatment
Types of Cysts & Tumors

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