GOOD NEWS: We have fixed the DICOM uploading problem. New cases should work fine. More info

Tornwaldt cyst

Case contributed by Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi
Diagnosis certain


S/P left parotid gland tumor excision. Followup scan.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Tornwaldt cyst

Case Discussion

Tornwaldt cyst is an incidental nasopharyngeal cyst located between the longus colli muscles. It is usually asymptomatic; however, it may cause halitosis or periodic foul discharge fluid into the mouth if they become infected.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.