Objectives: Present study was designed to demonstrate
the regional distribution prevalence and management
differences of certain pediatric neck masses
in this region of the country.
Patients and Methods: Fifty-five pediatric neck
masses patients who were diagnosed and treated
surgically were retrospectively analyzed.
Results: Analysis of 55 patients showed that congenital
neck masses were the most common pathology in
the pediatric neck masses (47%), and followed by
infectious and tuberculous lymphadenopathies (24%).
Conclusion: It can be concluded from the study that
besides the age group and the characteristics of the
neck mass, life standards of the region is also an
important factor to be considered while these
patients are being evaluated.
FREE FULL TEXTAnahtar Kelimeler: Çocuk; boyun; brankial bölge/anomaliler/embriyoloji/patoloji/cerrahi; tüberküloz, lenf nodu/tanı.