Tornwaldt cyst

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz


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Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

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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Case information

rID: 68067
Published: 12th May 2019
Last edited: 12th May 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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