Complications of Formaldehyde Injection for a Cystic Mass of the Neck
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Formaldehyde is a colorless reactive chemical with suffocating and pungent odor. It is irritant to mucous membranes and can enter the body by either oral ingestion or inhalation. Formaldehyde is toxic to living tissue. In this report, we present the case of a 22-year-old woman who was treated with formaldehyde injection for a cystic mass of the neck with developing complications.