thyroglossal


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Related to thyroglossal: Thyroglossal duct, thyroglossal fistula

thyroglossal

 [thi″ro-glos´al]
pertaining to the thyroid gland and tongue.

thy·ro·glos·sal

(thī'rō-glos'ăl),
Relating to the thyroid gland and the tongue, denoting especially an embryologic duct.
Synonym(s): thyrolingual

thyroglossal

/thy·ro·glos·sal/ (-glos´al) pertaining to the thyroid gland and tongue.

thyroglossal

[-glos′əl]
pertaining to an embryonic duct connecting the thyroid gland and the tongue. Also thyrolingual.

thy·ro·glos·sal

(thī'rō-glos'ăl)
Relating to the thyroid gland and the tongue, denoting especially an embryologic duct.

thyroglossal

pertaining to the thyroid and tongue.

thyroglossal cyst
developmental abnormality near the site of the thyroid diverticulum; may exist as a subepiglottic cyst, surrounded by thyroid follicular cells, embedded in the root of tongue; may cause inspiratory dyspnea and exercise intolerance.
thyroglossal duct
vestigial canal of the epithelial outgrowth from the floor of the pharynx that develops into the thyroid gland. Parts of the duct and accessory thyroid tissue derived from it may become cystic or undergo neoplastic transformation.
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Thyroglossal duct cyst is typically located in the median line of the anterior side of the neck, below the hyoid bone.
The epithelial tract after thyroid migration is called as the thyroglossal tract; this tract usually disappears during the 5th to 10th gestational weeks.
Computer-tomographic appearance of branchial cleft and thyroglossal duct cysts of the neck.
Thyroglossal duct cysts are very common and generally are located at the level of or just below the hyoid.
Dysembryogenesis, or dysgenesis, congenital hypothyroidism, which accounts for 85% of cases, results from ectopic thyroid tissue at the base of the tongue or in any position along the thyroglossal tract, agenesis, and hypoplasia.
Pathologic Diagnosis: Papillary Carcinoma Arising in a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
A case is presented in which an asymptomatic neck mass was initially diagnosed as a thyroglossal duct cyst, but was determined to be a dermoid cyst.
Diagnostic procedures (needle biopsy, open biopsy) Thyroglossal duct cyst (thyroglossal remnant excision) Small (less than 5 cm.
Sebaceous cyst and thyroglossal cyst were the most commonly encountered mass in our group followed by dermoid cyst, lipoma and fibroma.
A total of 4% had thyroid diseases such as multinodular goiter, hypothyroidism, and thyroglossal cyst.
Thyroglossal duct cyst (TDC) is a frequent congenital midline anomaly of the neck that usually manifests during the first decade of life but may develop at any age.
The thyroglossal duct cyst is one of the more common congenital anterior neck masses.