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Clinical Features of a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

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Description:

The thyroglossal duct occurs along the course of the thyroid as it descends from the tongue to the lower neck during intrauterine development. While the duct normally disappears, a remnant may persist and give rise to a cystic dilatation.

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