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What could be the lump on the neck?

hi 2 years back i had a lesion located intramuscular just anterior and to the left of the hyoid bone , of hypovascular pattern, hypodense and non enhancing. i had an excision biopsy, and the results were that it was begnin.
now again at the same time of the year i noticed a lump in my nck, what could i be? and why i'm having it again?
Wed, 28 May 2014
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Hi ! Good eveining. I am Dr shareef answering your query.

Even though it was benign, the present one could be a separate independent lesion not related to the first one. If I were your doctor, I would advise you for a FNAC(fine needle aspiration cytology) followed by an ultrasound of the neck region. If nothing is conclusive, I would not hesitate to refer you to a general surgeon for a possible repeat biopsy of the swelling. At the same time, I would also do a thyroid function test for you.

I hope this information would help you in discussing with your family physician/treating doctor in further management of your problem. Please do not hesitate to ask in case of any further doubts.

Thanks for choosing health care magic to clear doubts on your health problems. Wishing you an early recovery. Dr Shareef.

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