PAPILLARY CARCINOMA IN A THYROGLOSSAL DUCT REMNANT WITH NORMAL THYROID-GLAND


YILDIZ K., KOKSAL H., OZORAN Y., MUHTAR H., TELATAR M.

JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, vol.107, no.12, pp.1174-1176, 1993 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s0022215100125605
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1174-1176

Abstract

Carcinoma in the thyroglossal duct remnant is relatively uncommon. Since the first report by Uchermann (1915), more than 150 cases of carcinoma have been reported, and the majority have been papillary thyroid carcinomas (Li Volsi et al., 1974; McNicol et al., 1988). In this report, we present a case of papillary carcinoma in the thyroglossal duct with a normal thyroid gland