Miriam Anixter, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

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Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure A thyroglossal duct cyst is the remnants of the passage of the thyroid from its original site in the tongue to its future site in the neck. Rarely, it can be associated with a median ectopic thyroid, which represents the only functional thyroid tissue present. These…

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

Preliminary Diagnosis: Thyroglossal duct cyst I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis CT soft tissue neck with IV contrast. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of thyroglossal duct cyst. Advantages Relatively inexpensive, fast imaging modality. Highly specific and sensitive for detecting and diagnosing a thyroglossal duct cyst. Can…

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