CT AND MRI OF THYROGLOSSAL DUCT CYST

Antonio Lo Casto, Giuseppe La Tona, Sergio Salerno, Pierpaolo Purpura, Daniele Ajello, Federica Di Naro, Giovanni Papia

Risultato della ricerca: Otherpeer review

Abstract

The thyroglossal duct is a narrow tubular structure connecting the primordium of thethyroid gland to the tongue in the midline. If the duct does not involute at 8-10th weeks ofgestation, secretion for infection or inflammation causes a thyroglossal duct cyst (TDC).TDC accounts for 70% of all congenital neck anomalies. The aim of this paper is todescribe MR and CT findings of TDC including 3d MR sequences and a rare branchedthyroglossal duct cyst.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine13
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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