Feb 26, · Thyroglossal Duct Cyst In Adults: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Thyroglossal duct cyst is a benign developmental malformation that occurs when the thyroglossal duct does not close after the thyroid gland has descended from it. thyroglossal duct mimicked a laryngeal mass,  but there has been no reported study on benign laryngeal cyst presenting like a thyroglossal duct cyst. We, herein, present a case of a benign laryngeal cyst that mimics the presentation of a thyroglossal duct cyst in adults Author: Najlaa Raihana Juhari, Mohd Zulkiflee Abu Bakar, Tengku Ezulia Tengku Nun Ahmad.
What is a thyroglossal duct cyst? A thyroglossal duct cyst is a neck mass or lump that develops from cells and tissues remaining after the formation of the thyroid gland during embryonic development. Although uncommon in adults, thyroglossal duct cysts should be a part of the surgeon's differential diagnosis when presented with a neck vaginal.xyz by:
the thyroglossal duct cyst is rare, but is more likely to occur in adults than children. Between and , 11 cases of thyroglossal duct cysts were seen in adult patients at Georgetown University Medical Center, including 2 cases containing papillary carcinoma. This report discusses their clinicalCited by: Sep 29, · A thyroglossal duct cyst happens when your thyroid, a large gland in your neck that produces hormones, leaves behind extra cells while it’s forming during your .