An aids related neck mass will show what kind of histopathology
Cystic neck mass differential?
-Congenital: cystic hygroma, thyroglossal duct cyst, branchial cleft cyst -Malignancy: PTC, tonsil cancer
DDx for granulomatous neck mass?
-TB -Toxo -Sarcoid -Atypical TB -Deep fungal infection -Actino and cat scratch could appear as a granulomatous disease but not true granulomatous
Age cutoff where you start thinking neoplasia/malignancy at top of ddx in neck mass?
What size of mass for PET can lead to false negatives?
For unknown primary and negative PET, what would you bx?
-Tonsillectomy and directed bx of lingual tonsils or stage the lingual tonsillectomy
DDx for posterior triangle neck mass?
-Thyroid or NPC met -TB
Tonsil w white exudative plaque rather than purulence, consider?
What conditions have mono like sx?
-mono -CMV -Toxo
Hearing loss and neck mass, consider which cancers?
-NPC or parapharyngeal space
Indications for neck dissection in parotid ca?
Amplication magnitude of TM?
Which Ig's rise with iT?
- first rise in specific IgE, then it falls
-then rise in IgG4 and IgA
Which diuretics can you use to lower ca++ levels?
how to remember which anesthetics are amides vs esters?
amide has "i" and their names have two "i"s
Carotid body afferent innervation?
Staging of mucosal melanoma
staging of mucosal melanoma