Epiglottic cysts

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio
Diagnosis probable


Lesion arising from vallecula and involving the epiglottis during laryngoscopy.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

CT Neck


There is 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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