Cervical venous malformation

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Palpable mass in the neck.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

CT Neck

CT imaging demonstrated a slightly lobulated mass arising from the right external jugular vein adjacent to the right sternocleidomastoid muscle. No calcified phlebolith was detected within this lesion.

Case Discussion

The presumptive diagnosis was vascular malformation likely arising from the right external jugular vein.

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Case information

rID: 22653
Published: 14th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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