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Tornwaldt cyst

Case contributed by Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
mri

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.

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