Thyroglossal duct cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Two weeks of midline neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Midline swelling in the neck, superior to a normal thyroid gland.

Case Discussion

On examination this was noted to move on swallowing and tongue protrusion and histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of a thyroglossal duct cyst.

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Case Information

rID: 9260
Case created: 27th Mar 2010
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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