Issue N# 3 - 2000
Papillary carcinoma arising from the thyroglossal duct remnants : review of the literature and report a case
Authors : S. Sahraoui, S. Zamiati, M. Essaidi, K. Jalali, A. Acharki, F. Ouhtatou, N. Benchekroun, A. Tahri, A. Benider, S. Sqalli, Y. Benchekroun, A. Kahlain (Casablanca)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2000;121,3:161-163.
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Cancer of a thyroglossal duct cyst is very rare. Clinical presentation is identical that of a benign cyst, and the diagnosis is histopathological. We report the case of 36 year-old women treated for papillary carcinoma of a thyroglossal duct cyst. The treatment was surgical excision according Sistrunk method. There was no distant spread. After 22 months follow up, the patient is alive, with no signs of recurrence.
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