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Image Number 2351 (Thyroglossal duct cyst)


Diagnosis: Thyroglossal duct cyst

Site: Neck front

Sex: F

Age: 7


Description: Midline cyst.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A small, rounded, slightly inflamed cyst in the midline of the neck of three years duration. The cyst moves up and down with swallowing or opening and closing the mouth. On palpation, the cyst was bound down to deeper structures through a firm fibrous band. 

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