Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2012;31(4): 213-218.
Sclerotherapy for Benign Cystic Diseases in the Neck.
Ji Hoon Kim, Chul Ho Sohn, Seung Hong Choi, Tae Jin Yun
Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea. jihnkim@gmail.com
  Published online: December 31, 2012.
ABSTRACT
Surgery has been the classic treatment of choice for benign cystic diseases, including lymphatic malformation, ranula, branchial cleft cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, thyroid cyst, parathyroid cyst, and lymphocele. However, surgery is associated with a tendency toward recurrence and may be accompanied by various complications, such as nerve injuries, vascular injuries, and scar formation. Therefore, sclerotherapy using various agents has been applied successfully to treatment of benign cystic diseases in the neck. This editorial reviews the use of various sclerotic agents and application of sclerotherapy to benign cystic diseases in the neck.
Keywords: Benign; Cystic; Sclerotherapy; Neck
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