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  • Thyroglossal duct - “ The thyroglossal duct is an epithelium-lined connection between the foramen caecum and the thyroid that develops during the descent of the thyroid...”
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst - “ Thyroglossal duct cysts (TGDC) are the most common congenital neck cyst. They are typically located in the midline and are the most common midline...”
  • Lingual thyroid - “ A lingual thyroid is a specific type of ectopic thyroid and results from the lack of normal caudal migration of the thyroid gland. NB: Location a...”
  • Ectopic thyroid - “ An ectopic thyroid gland is one which is located in a location other than the normal position anterior to the laryngeal cartilages. During embryo...”

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