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Familial Thyroglossal Duct Cyst


Presentation

  • Nearly all cases present sporadically in young children as slowly enlarging midline neck mass (summary by Greinwald et al., 1996). Millikan et al. (1980) reported the condition in a mother, 2 daughters, 1 granddaughter, and 2 great-granddaughters.[omim.org]
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  • Generally, these are sporadic, slowly enlarging midline neck lumps, with half of them presenting before the age of 30. However, despite their relative frequency, reports of familial inheritance are rare.[link.springer.com]
  • […] in a proportion of TDCs, with estimates ranging widely, from 1.5 to 62%. [4, 10] TDC typically presents in children and young patients, with an average age at presentation of 6 years.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Perioperative evaluation TDCs usually present as a painless cystic mass in the region of the hyoid bone at or near the midline. Most TDC present during the first five years of life. TDC are prone to infection.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
Swelling
  • Case Report First Online: 25 May 2017 Abstract Thyroglossal duct cysts are one of the commonest benign midline neck swellings. These are the remnants of the embryologic duct that fails to regress by the 10th week of fetal development.[link.springer.com]
  • Sometimes, an upper respiratory infection such as the common cold may cause the cyst to swell as it fills with additional fluid. This may be the first time that parents are able to see the cyst.[chla.org]
  • I suffered through with it, it seemed as though the swelling had gone down some. Another sore throat in May and I realize that the lump in my neck has doubled in size. When I laid down it was difficult to breathe.[the-forbes-family.blogspot.com]
  • The most common include: A small, soft, round lump in the center front of the neck Tenderness, redness, and swelling of the lump, if infected Difficulty swallowing or breathing The symptoms of a thyroglossal duct cyst can be like other health conditions[lifebridgehealth.org]
  • Please call the Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery at 215-590-2730 if your child has any of the following symptoms: Fever (a temperature of 101.5 degrees or higher) Any signs of infection, including redness, swelling or pain Any[chop.edu]
Pain
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  • […] drainage from the incision Any pain that is not controlled with the prescribed pain medicine A mass or lump in the center of the neck Any further questions or concerns[chop.edu]
  • Pain around the incision is minimized with local anesthesia injected around the incision at the end of the operation and is easily controlled with pain medicine prescribed by the doctor.[hopkinsallchildrens.org]
  • Looked terrible, but he didn't need too much pain relief after the first few days.[essentialkids.com.au]
  • These lumps are usually painless, however they can become infected and if they do, they may become painful and red. What tests will I have to undergo? 1.[singhealth.com.sg]
Asymptomatic
  • The father was asymptomatic until 54 years of age, when an inflammatory mass appeared in the front middle part of his neck. Pathologic examination of the excised specimen confirmed the diagnosis.[omim.org]
  • […] composed of epithelial remnants of the thyroglossal tract as it descends from foramen cecum at tongue base to the lower neck Midline neck mass at the level of the thyrohyoid membrane, closely associated with the hyoid bone, within 2 cm of the midline Often asymptomatic[unboundmedicine.com]
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts typically present during childhood (90% before the age of 10) as a gradually growing painless fluctuant cervical mass, or remain asymptomatic until they become infected, in which case they can present at any time.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts are classified by their location with respect to the hyoid bone: 65 percent are infrahyoid, 20 percent are suprahyoid and 15 percent are juxtahyoid. [7] Patients with thyroglossal duct cysts typically present with asymptomatic,[drplace.com]
  • In most cases, the patient just present with an asymptomatic soft mass.[omicsonline.org]
Surgical Procedure
  • Surgery to remove thyroglossal duct cyst The surgical procedure to excise a thyroglossal duct cyst is called the Sistrunk procedure and is performed under general anesthesia.[chop.edu]
  • They help prepare children for medical and surgical procedures and much more. Read more. ABOUTKIDSHEALTH.CA This website is full of great resources about kids health! Click on Health A-Z for answers to many useful health topics.[sickkids.ca]
  • The common surgical procedure used to excise TGDC is the Sistrunk procedure, consisting of excision of the TGDC, the central portion of the body of the hyoid bone, and a core of tissue around the thyroglossal tract to open into the oral cavity at the[rlbatesmd.blogspot.com]
  • (Describe embryology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, surgical procedures, and complications.) Kepertis, C, Anastasiadis, K, Lambropouls, V, Mouravas, V, Spyridakis, I.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
  • A suspicious or definite diagnosis of malignancy by FNAC allows the surgeon to plan the optimum surgical procedure. Surgeon’s Perspective Operative management Preoperative assessments for TDC are almost similar to those with other thyroid masses.[omicsonline.org]
Fever
  • Infected cysts may be tender with associated difficulty in swallowing, loss of voice, fever, and increasing mass size.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • But then her glands were swollen, and she was running a fever, which she hadnt been before. She started to get lethargic, so they went back to the doctor.[youcaring.com]
  • Please call the Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery at 215-590-2730 if your child has any of the following symptoms: Fever (a temperature of 101.5 degrees or higher) Any signs of infection, including redness, swelling or pain Any[chop.edu]
Failure to Thrive
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  • Lingual thyroglossal duct cysts (LTDCs) are rare, seated posterior and associated with dysphagia, inspiratory stridor, dyspnea, respiratory distress and failure to thrive in newborns and infants. Involvement of TDC of the larynx has been described.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
Neck Mass
  • Nearly all cases present sporadically in young children as slowly enlarging midline neck mass (summary by Greinwald et al., 1996). Millikan et al. (1980) reported the condition in a mother, 2 daughters, 1 granddaughter, and 2 great-granddaughters.[omim.org]
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts (TGDC's) are the most common type of congenital neck cysts and pediatric neck masses. They are typically located in the midline and are the most common midline neck mass in young patients.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Congenital neck masses. Am Fam Physician 1989;39(1):159-63. [10] Som PM, Sacher M, Lanzieri CF, et al. Parenchymal cysts of the lower neck. Radiology 1985;157:399-406. [11] Silverman PM, Korobkin M, Moore AV.[drplace.com]
  • Carcinoma in the TDC typically presents as a midline cystic neck mass. [2] Surgical intervention is the primary therapy for large TDCs.[emedicine.medscape.com]
Neck Swelling
  • Case Report First Online: 25 May 2017 Abstract Thyroglossal duct cysts are one of the commonest benign midline neck swellings. These are the remnants of the embryologic duct that fails to regress by the 10th week of fetal development.[link.springer.com]
  • Associations ectopic thyroid : 40% The presentation is typically either as a painless rounded midline anterior neck swelling or, if infected, as a red warm painful lump. It may move with swallowing and classically elevates on tongue protrusion.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Most patients presented with anterior neck swelling (83.30%). Only few patients were with either discharging fistula (5.60%) or both anterior neck swelling and abscess (11.10%).[omicsonline.org]
Suggestibility
  • This trait may be autosomal recessive or possibly multifactorial, as the first family would indicate, and also autosomal dominant, as the second family would suggest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
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  • Thyroid Status In seven patients (18%) the thyroid showed changes suggestive of nodular hyperplasia, whereas the thyroid was normal in the remaining 33 patients (83%).[ajnr.org]
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  • Complications infection malignancies do occur but are rare seen in when they do occur they are most frequently papillary thyroid carcinoma presence of calcification is suggestive of malignancy, while intracystic soft tissue is less specific 8 The differential[radiopaedia.org]
Cervical Cyst
  • Malformations of the midline Thyroglossal duct cysts (TDCs) are the most common congenital cyst encountered in the neck, representing 54.6% of all congenital cervical cysts and are three times as common as branchial cleft abnormalities.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
  • Midline cervical cysts in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1987 ; 113 : 418 -420 Ahuja A, Ying M, Yang WT, et al. The use of sonography in differentiating cervical lymphomatous nodes from cervical metastatic nodes.[ajnr.org]
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Treatment

  • At the visit, write down the name of a new diagnosis, and any new medicines, treatments, or tests. Also write down any new instructions your provider gives you for your child.[healthlibrary.mongeneral.com]
  • Treatment will depend on your child’s symptoms, age, and general health. It will also depend on how severe the condition is. Your child’s healthcare provider will regularly check your child’s cyst.[lifebridgehealth.org]
  • (Discuss embryology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment for congenital cystic lesions of neck.) Agaton-Bonilla, FC, Gay-Escoda, C. “Diagnosis and treatment of branchial cleft cysts and fistulae: a retrospective study of 183 patients”.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]

Prognosis

  • Histopathological type of tumour like squamous cell or anasplastic will give poorer prognosis. Those who had initial Sistrunk procedure have better prognosis than simple cystectomy [ 13 ].[omicsonline.org]
  • […] high signal (most common 6 ) due to previous hemorrhage or infection high protein (probably due to previous complication) T2: typically high signal T1 C (Gd) no enhancement in uncomplicated cysts thin peripheral enhancement may be seen Treatment and prognosis[radiopaedia.org]
  • […] potentially can detect functioning thyroid tissue in TGD ( Thyroid 2007;17:341 ) Radiology images Images hosted on PathOut server: Contributed by Ayana Suzuki, Cytotechnologist, Japan: Large cyst Images hosted on other servers: Prognostic factors Excellent prognosis[pathologyoutlines.com]

Etiology

  • Etiology is uncertain. Lingual dermoid cysts are very rare and only eight have been reported in the literature.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
  • […] exocrine Epidemiology Most common form of congenital midline cyst in the neck, yet rare to present clinically in neonatal period Incidence Majority of cases present in patients Predominant sex: male female Prevalence Occurs in up to 7% of population Etiology[unboundmedicine.com]
  • […] median Can be dislocated due to inflammation / fibrosis or previous surgery ( Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2003;67:1285 ) Diagrams / tables Images hosted on other servers: Thyroglossal tract Thyroglossal duct cyst Management algorithm Pathophysiology / etiology[pathologyoutlines.com]

Epidemiology

  • System(s) affected: endocrine; metabolic; skin; exocrine Epidemiology Most common form of congenital midline cyst in the neck, yet rare to present clinically in neonatal period Incidence Majority of cases present in patients Predominant sex: male female[unboundmedicine.com]
  • (Authors include embryology, epidemiology, etiology, clinical presentation, preoperative evaluation and imaging, differential diagnosis, surgical procedures, and complications.) Paez, P.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
  • Parry DM, Li FP, Strong LC et al. (1982) Carotid body tumors in humans: genetics and epidemiology. J Natl Cancer Inst 68/4: 573–578 Google Scholar 23.[link.springer.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Epidemiology Most common form of congenital midline cyst in the neck, yet rare to present clinically in neonatal period Incidence Majority of cases present in patients Predominant sex: male female Prevalence Occurs in up to 7% of population Etiology and Pathophysiology[unboundmedicine.com]
  • […] cyst from the median Can be dislocated due to inflammation / fibrosis or previous surgery ( Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2003;67:1285 ) Diagrams / tables Images hosted on other servers: Thyroglossal tract Thyroglossal duct cyst Management algorithm Pathophysiology[pathologyoutlines.com]

Prevention

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  • What are common postoperative complications, and ways to prevent and treat them? Incidence of complications has been reported at less than 10% and mostly recurrence and infection.[clinicalpainadvisor.com]
  • Large cysts, on the other hand, can prevent you from breathing or swallowing properly and may need to be removed.[healthline.com]

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