thyroglossal duct cyst


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thy·ro·glos·sal duct cyst

, thyrolingual cyst
a cyst in the midline of the neck resulting from persistence of a segment of the thyroglossal duct.
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Cytological analysis shows that thyroglossal duct cysts do not have a uniformed cytological picture.
Papillary thyroid carcinoma in thyroglossal duct cyst.
distribution, laterality and location of thyroglossal duct cysts and outcome of Sistrunk Operation in the management of thyroglossal duct cysts
Thyroglossal duct cysts arise from a failure of complete atrophy of the primitive thyroglossal duct.
A review of world literature reveals that only 25 cases of squamous cell carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst reported till date with age ranging from 11 to 81 years.
Thyroglossal duct cysts are the most common congenital neck masses and can form anywhere along the course of the thyroglossal duct, which runs from the thyroid bed to the foramen cecum, passing directly adjacent to the hyoid bone.
Sonographic demonstration of a normal thyroid gland excludes ectopic thyroid in patients with thyroglossal duct cyst.
Burkart et al studied 16 children (mean age: 3 yr) with a lingual thyroglossal duct cyst (LTGDC) and reported that most of these cysts were found incidentally, although the range of presentations varied from mild discomfort at the base of the tongue to cyanosis, labored breathing, and respiratory distress.
Carcinoma should be suspected in any Thyroglossal duct cyst that is hard, fixed and irregular or which has undergone recent change.
7) Malformations of the midline included 102 cases of thyroglossal duct cyst (53.
The differential diagnosis of a cystic lesion in the floor of the mouth includes a thyroglossal duct cyst, cystic hygroma, cystic lymphangioma, mucocele, branchial cleft cyst, hemangioma, and ranula.
Cases of thyroglossal duct cyst, Grave's disease and thyroiditis were not seen in males.