Cysts and Sinuses of the Head and Neck


Cysts and sinuses of the head and neck include a variety of soft, usually non-tender benign lumps or masses that are congenital (developed prior to birth) and are found below the skin (subcutaneous) in different locations on the face, scalp, neck or ear.

How Boston Children's approaches cysts and sinuses of the head and neck

The Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement at Boston Children's Hospital provides care including diagnostic evaluation and surgical therapy for children of all ages with diseases or conditions of the head and neck, including the ears, nose, and throat.