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All that Glitters is not Gold — Lateral Cervical Dermoid Cyst — Thyroglossal Duct Variant

Mithun Raam, Anand Kumar Mishra

Keywords : Dermoid cyst, Etiopathogenesis, Lateral neck swelling, Solitary thyroid nodule

Citation Information : Raam M, Mishra AK. All that Glitters is not Gold — Lateral Cervical Dermoid Cyst — Thyroglossal Duct Variant. 2022; 17 (1):10-13.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10088-11190

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-07-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Dermoid cysts are rare, embryonically derived swellings that arise along line of embryonic fusion, usually in the midline of the neck. We report a rare case that was diagnosed clinically as a solitary nodule of the thyroid gland but was reported to be a dermoid cyst of the lateral cervical (thyrohyoid) region and discuss its etiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, imaging, and management.

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