Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Neck Swelling Evaluation

The evaluation of neck swelling begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with neck swelling may include:

Testing may be necessary to find the cause of neck swelling.

Tests that may be used to evaluate neck swelling include:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Neck Swelling References
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