[Thyroid carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst: tumor resection alone or a total thyroidectomy?].

@article{Miccoli1998ThyroidCI,
  title={[Thyroid carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst: tumor resection alone or a total thyroidectomy?].},
  author={Paolo Miccoli and F. Rossi Pacini and S Basolo and Pietro Iacconi and Marco Puccini and Aldo Pinchera},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie},
  year={1998},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={452-4}
}
Tumours arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst are very rare. Most of them develop from ectopic thyroid remnants. Controversies persist concerning th treatment of these neoplasms, some authors preferring local excision (Sistrunk procedure), while others prefer a more radical approach (associated total thyroidectomy). From 1977 to 1996 we observed and treated… CONTINUE READING