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Korean Journal of Head & Neck Oncology 2018;34(2):47-51.
Published online November 30, 2018.
2 Cases of Suprahyoid thyroglossal duct cyst with recurrent submental swelling
Tae-Hun Kim;Young-Min Park;Jae-Gu Cho;Jeong-Soo Woo
반복적인 악하부 부종을 동반한 설골상부 갑상설관낭 2예
김태훈;박영민;조재구;우정수
Abstract
Thyroglossal duct cyst is most common type of congenital cervical tumor. The suprahyoid thyroglossal duct cyst is a subtype of thyroglossal duct cyst and has different clinical characteristics. This subtype shows recurrent submental swelling and no tumor movement during swallowing or tongue protrusion. Because of these clinical differences, it is important to consider the possibility of thyroglossal duct cyst of in diagnosis and surgery of submental tumor. Recently, we have experienced two cases of suprahyoid type thyroglossal duct cyst with submental swelling and treated successfully by Sistrunk’s operation.
Key Words: Suprahyoid thyroglossal duct cyst, Thyroglossal cyst


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