Epiglottic cysts

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Lesion saw arising from vallecula and involving the epiglottis during laryngoscopy.

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Male
CT

CT Neck

On the CT images, it is possible to see a large cystic mass arising from epiglottis and partially occluding the airway.  It has thin and regular walls and homogeneous content, without enhancement.

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Case information

rID: 24588
Case created: 29th Aug 2013
Last edited: 7th Apr 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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