A tumor of unknown origin in the back of the head on the right behind the ear. What could it be?

A tumor of unknown origin in the back of the head on the right behind the ear. What could it be?

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answers (2)

Answer 1
January, 2021

Good evening.

It can be an enlarged lymph node, as well as benign formations - atheroma, lipoma. Ultrasound of soft tissues can be done for diagnosis.

Answer 2
January, 2021

Hello. Most likely it is atheroma - a tumor-like formation due to blockage of the sebaceous gland duct. The surgeon will say more accurately during the examination, because theoretically it could be anything

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