Thyroglossal Duct Cyst


Definition

Pathophysiology

History/Symptoms

Physical Exam

Diagnostic imaging

Differential Diagnoses

Treatment

  1. Infected cyst
  2. After inflammation is resolved, surgical removal is recommended
  3. Recurrences of the cyst in about 5% of cases
  4. Presence of carcinoma present within a cyst is <1%

Prognosis