Issue N# 3 - 2015
Ectopic thyroid basi-lingual: A case report
Authors : Gotlib J, Poissonnet G, Bozec A, Ianessi A, Santini J, Dassonville O. (Nice)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2015;136,3:117-119.
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Introduction: The thyroid ectopic gland is a rare anomaly, especially when itís a lingual thyroid. It is characterized by aspecific clinical presentation, causing a diagnostic problem. The diagnosis is based on a combination of imaging techniques as well as histological examination. Case presentation: We are presenting a case of a patient with thyroid basi-lingual treated surgically. Discussion: The low incidence of ectopic lingual thyroid , and their clinical variability requires radiological and isotopic investigations. Conclusion: The diagnosis of this disease is primarily histological. The management of these ectopic thyroid is surgical.
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