Thyroglossal duct cyst

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Midline neck swelling which moves with deglutition.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

CT neck

Modality: CT

A cystic lesion is identified, well defined wall of dense contents inside, measuring 2.4 cm in its longest axis, located in the midline submental region behind pretiroid muscles , in his lower aspect presents a thin line of tissue that acts as thyroid tissue and which communicates with the isthmus of the thyroid.

Case Discussion

Finding consistent with thyroglossal duct cyst  with tissue extension to the isthmus thyroid.

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Case Information

rID: 23079
Case created: 21st May 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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