Epiglottic cysts

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Neck pain, incidental finding on MRI cervical spine

Patient Data

Age: 55 years old
Gender: Female

Routine cervical spine examination

Modality: MRI

Bilateral "simple" cysts in the aryepiglottic folds at the base of the epiglottis without airway obstruction.

Case Discussion

Incidental finding of bilateral "simple" cysts in the aryepiglottic folds at the base of the epiglottis - can be symptomatic and cause airway obstruction and hoarse voice.

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Case Information

rID: 16646
Case created: 6th Feb 2012
Last edited: 8th Jun 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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