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Mass on the neck after an accident. Have migraines. Can I get this removed?

I have a mass that looks like a lymph node on l we left side of neck but has been there for years. After a bad accident. When I get a headacheit turns into a migraine and the pain goes down to the mass and it grows alil. Then the p as in goes down my shoulder blade. I have small knots of tension there as well. I believe the mass is a peice of something that caMe out of my spinal cord in the accident. Can the mass b e removed have u ever get heard of this before.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.
First, the condition needs to be diagnosed. Clinical examination may give a clue, however, an ultrasound examination would tell us whether it is a lymph node or not. MRI of the cervical spine can confirm whether the mass has any connection to the spinal cord or not.
The mass can be removed by surgery in either of the cases.
Please consult a neurosurgeon for opinion.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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Answered: Tue, 2 Jul 2013
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