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An unusual presentation of thyroglossal cyst -A case report

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Author Details : Shilpi Agrawal, Haritosh K. Velankar*, Cassandra A. Carvalh, Yessu Krishna Shetty, Yogesh G. Dabholkar

Volume : 1, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 41-42

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Introduction: Although thyroglossal cysts are very common in children and young adults, their presentation in the elderly is very rare and often goes undiagnosed. This may lead to incomplete excision and recurrence of the cyst, thereby increasing the risk for a malignancy. Here we present a case in an elderly patient, who presented to us with a midline neck swelling, whereas the histopathology report confirmed a thyroglossal cyst.

Keywords: Thyroglossal cyst, Elderly, Midline neck swelling, Malignancy, Incomplete.

How to cite : Agrawal S, Velankar H K, Carvalh C A, Shetty Y K, Dabholkar Y G, An unusual presentation of thyroglossal cyst -A case report. J Otorhinolaryngol Allied Sci 2018;1(3):41-42

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