Thyroglossal duct cyst and ectopic thyroid: Surgical management

Karin P.Q. Oomen, Vikash K. Modi, John Maddalozzo*

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The embryology, presentation, imaging, and treatment of the thyroglossal duct cyst will be reviewed. Anatomic features and surgical technique to prevent complications and recurrence will be discussed. Included in the discussion will be the management of thyroglossal duct cyst malignancy and ectopic thyroid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-27
Number of pages13
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2015


  • Carcinomas
  • Ectopic thyroid
  • Surgical management
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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