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Neck mass in children: Neck mass in children refers to any type of lump or growth on a child's neck. See detailed information below for a list of 43 causes of Neck mass in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to accurately...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to...read more »
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Sternocleidomastoid tumour, Viral adenitis, Bacterial adenitis, Infectious mononucleosis, Cat-scratch disease (2 causes), Tuberculosis, Atypical mycobacterium, Sarcoidosis, Metastatic malignancy, Deep neck abscess
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