Thyroglossal duct cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Mid line neck swelling - 2 yrs. No pain.

Patient Data

Age: 12 yrs
Gender: Male

A well-defined cystic lesion with internal echoes and debris is noted in mid line. Lower border of the lesion abutts hyoid bone.  Lesion shows wall thickening and vascularity.

No perilesional hypervascularity is noted.

Case Discussion

Location and ultrasound features favour thyroglossal duct cyst.

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Case information

rID: 27771
Published: 19th Feb 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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