Thyroglossal cyst protruding into the pre-epiglottic space

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Anterior midline neck lump known for years, foreign body sensation in the throat.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Thyroglossal cysts may rarely extend into the larynx or even erode the thyroid cartilage 1.

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Case information

rID: 17554
Published: 25th Apr 2012
Last edited: 6th Feb 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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