From the case: Lingual thyroid

CT
Lingual thyroid
Lingual thyroid
Modality: CT

- “ Contarst CT of the neck reveals - Lingual thyroid. No thyroid tissue us seen in the neck. Lingual thyroid is a distinct type of ectopic thyroid ”

Used in the following article:

  • Thyroid gland - “ The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ in the neck which is completely enveloped by pretracheal fascia (middle-layer of the deep cervical fascia)...”
  • 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...”

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