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Thyroglossal duct cyst in hyoid bone: Unusual location.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23120476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 10-year-old female presenting with a discharging sinus in the midline of the neck of one month duration was diagnosed to have a thyroglossal sinus. She underwent sistrunk's operation, intra-operatively a thyroglossal duct cyst was atypically sited in the intrahyoid region. The cyst may be located in the intralingual, suprahyoid, thyrohyoid or suprasternal region. A literature search revealed that this intrahyoid location of a thyroglossal duct cyst is extremely rare and so far only three cases have been reported. A case and review of literature regarding this unusual entity are presented.
Authors:
S S Bist; Manisha Bisht; Saurabh Varshney; Nitin Gupta; Rajat Bhatia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-12-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  59     ISSN:  2231-3796     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-02     Completed Date:  2012-11-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  366-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of E.N.T & Head-neck Surgery, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Jolly-grant, Dehradun, Dehradun (UK) 248 140 India.
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