THYROGLOSSAL CYST MIMICKING AS MUCOCELE: A CASE REPORT

Manivannan Dhanraj, Arun Prakash Ilangovan, Maniselvi Swamidurai, Kannan Ross

Abstract


Thyroglossal cyst- Cystic swelling developed from the remnant of Thyroglossal duct or tract. Presents as midline swelling in the neck moves with deglutition and protrusion of tongue. Here we report a case Thyroglossal cyst presents as asymptomatic swelling in the submental region not moving with deglutition and protrusion of tongue. FNAC showed Mucocele. On evaluation found to be Thyroglossal cyst. Patient was proceeded with Sistrunk operation


Keywords


Thyroglossal Duct, Cyst, Sistrunk, Thyroid.

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