Thyroglossal duct cyst

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Neck swelling which moves with deglutition since childhood, now increasing in size.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female

Cystic lesion located in the midline just inferior to the hyoid bone. There is no surrounding stranding and no solid component.

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of a thyroglossal duct cyst.

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Case information

rID: 9322
Published: 4th Apr 2010
Last edited: 1st Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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