Thyroglossal duct cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Painless anterior midline neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
CT

Thin-walled, smooth, well-defined homogeneously fluid-density cyst with an anterior midline location at the level of hyoid bone.

Case Discussion

This is a characteristic CT image of thyroglossal duct cyst which is the most common midline neck mass in young patients. 

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Case information

rID: 61569
Published: 8th Jul 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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