Fibromatosis colli

Case contributed by Dr Abdulmajid Bawazeer


Her mother came complaining that her daughter has a lump in the right side of the neck with a history of a complicated vaginal delivery.

Patient Data

Age: 3 weeks
Gender: Female

The right sternocleidomastoid muscle shows a diffusely fusiform thickening and shortening.

The left sternocleidomastoid is unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Fibromatosis colli typically presents with a neck swelling at 1-2 months after birth, most commonly as a result of a complicated vaginal delivery and always came with head tilt to the affected site and neck mass.

Ultrasound imaging is the imaging modality of choice in diagnosing fibromatosis colli.


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Case information

rID: 70119
Published: 8th Aug 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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