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Thyroglossal duct cyst

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis almost certain


Right paramedian - mid line neck swelling - Few days.

Patient Data

Age: 20 yrs
Gender: Male

Well-defined lesion is noted at level of hyoid and infrainfrahyoid level. It is in mid line and predominently in right paramedian location.

It is mainly cystic lesion with few septa / echoes. NO calcification is noted.

It is deep to platysma.

It is superficial to strap muscles.

Vascularity is noted in wall and in solid parts.

 Size :

Craniocaudal - 21 mm

Transverse    - 27 mm

Anteroposterior - 9 mm.


Case Discussion

Infected thyroglossal duct cyst.

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