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An Incidentally Found Neck Mass
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  • Priti Nath,
  • Thanh Hoang,
  • April Dodier,
  • Michael Orestes,
  • Mohamed Shakir
Priti Nath
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Thanh Hoang
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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April Dodier
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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Michael Orestes
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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Mohamed Shakir
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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Abstract

This case highlights the anterior neck as an unusual location for a lipoma. It is often mistaken for a thyroid nodule as they typically are located on the posterior or lateral neck. It also emphasizes the accuracy of fine need aspiration (FNA) in diagnosing lipomatous tumors.