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139860 - How to Treat quiz: Neck lumps in adults

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How to Treat quiz: Neck lumps in adults

Relevance to General Practice

A new neck lump in an adult patient is a common presentation in general practice. 
Neck lumps are a notoriously challenging presentation and may be caused by a wide spectrum of aetiologies, including infective, inflammatory and neoplastic processes, which require specific management. 
In many cases, several differential diagnoses remain following history and examination. Fear of missing a crucial diagnosis may lead to unnecessary investigations and specialist referrals. 

Learning outcomes
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the common causes of neck lumps in adults.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to list the indications for referral of a patient with a neck lump to a head and neck surgeon.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to describe the examination of a patient who present with a neck lump.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to explain the role of the GP on the management of a patient with a neck lump.
  • Delivery
    Title
    139860 - How to Treat quiz: Neck lumps in adults
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    07-Sep-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1 hour
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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