BAPO Symposium: Neck Lumps in Children

Session 26
BAPO Symposium: Neck Lumps in Children
Wednesday 4 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

This Session will cover the commoner neck lumps in children and their diagnosis, clinical assessment and surgical management. Lymph nodes, branchial lesions as well as thyroglossal and pre-auricular anomalies will be discussed by renowned experts.

Key learning points

  • Learn how to assess the comer childrens neck lumps
  • When and how to investigate lymph nodes
  • Diagnosis of branchial lesions
  • Surgical technique and preventing recurrence for thyroglossal and pre-auricular anomalies’

Chair: Mr Ben Hartley, Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK


Anomalies of the Branchial Apparatus
Professor Ron Mitchell, Professor of Otolaryngology and Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA

Thyroglossal and pre-auricular abnormalities- getting it right first time
Mr Neil Bateman

Paediatric lymph nodes: when and how to investigate
Mr Steve Sobol, Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Director

Panel Discussion