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Question A mass above the angle of the mandible

A patient presents with a mass in the neck which located above the angle of the right mandible. It is not freely mobile and the position does not change with the protrusion of the tongue.

Which one of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Branchial cyst
B. Carotid body tumour
C. Parotid gland mass
D. Ranula cyst
E. Thyroid nodule
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Most probably parotid-C!
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I think its Carotid body tumour because they are most commonly occuring painless head & neck tumours,
So I go wd B
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it should be c
ranula cyst occurs below the tongue
branchial cyst and carotid body tumour generally remains in the neck region
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Isn't ranula cyst mobile?
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A patient presents with a mass in the neck which located above the angle of the right mandible. It is not freely mobile and the position does not change with the protrusion of the tongue.

Which one of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Branchial cyst
B. Carotid body tumour
C. Parotid gland mass
D. Ranula cyst
E. Thyroid nodule

i ll go with C....
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