Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Removal
 
 

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Removal

A thyroglossal duct cyst is a mass or lump on the neck. It develops during the embryo stage after growth of the thyroid gland. It is usually diagnosed in preschool children or during adolescence. The cysts can cause breathing and swallowing problems. Removal is through a surgical procedure known as the Sistrunk procedure.

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