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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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My son who is 23 has a solitary cystic neck mass with micro

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My son who is 23 has a solitary cystic neck mass with micro calcification in. Is this serious
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. The microcalcifications may be an indication that this is a cancer. It could be a thyroid tumor or a thyroglossal duct cyst. At this point I can't say for certain this isn't serious since there is the possibility of cancer. He'll most likely need an MRI of the neck and a fine needle biopsy to determine exactly what this is Let me know if you need more information please