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Case 14999

Thyroglossal duct cyst with carcinoma

Author(s)
Navni Garg, Monika Agarwal, Nimesh Gupta

Medanta - The Medicity;
Sector-38
Gurgaon, India;
Email:gargnavni@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 37 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Non-contrast axial CT NECK

    Non-contrast CT neck axial section shows a well-defined cystic lesion in the infrahyoid anterior neck lying anterior to the thyroid cartilage.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Contrast-Enhanced Axial CT (CECT) NECK

    CECT neck axial section shows a well-defined cystic lesion in the infrahyoid anterior neck with an ill-defined enhancing soft tissue component merging with the thyroid isthmus

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal CECT Neck

    CECT Neck sagittal section shows ill-defined enhancing soft tissue in the inferior aspect of the anterior neck cyst. Intensely enhancing ectopic thyroid tissue is noted along the superior margin of the cyst.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    H&E stained pathology specimen

    40X H&E section showing psammomatous calcification in the pathology specimen.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Experimental; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
Non-contrast CT neck axial section shows a well-defined cystic lesion in the infrahyoid anterior neck lying anterior to the thyroid cartilage.
 
CECT neck axial section shows a well-defined cystic lesion in the infrahyoid anterior neck with an ill-defined enhancing soft tissue component merging with the thyroid isthmus
 
CECT Neck sagittal section shows ill-defined enhancing soft tissue in the inferior aspect of the anterior neck cyst. Intensely enhancing ectopic thyroid tissue is noted along the superior margin of the cyst.
 
40X H&E section showing psammomatous calcification in the pathology specimen.
 
 
 
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