A Young Man With Chronic Discharge From the Skin of the Lateral Neck. Thyroglossal duct fistula.


A man in his early 20s presented to the otolaryngology clinic with a history of a small opening in the left lateral side of the neck that produced chronic purulent discharge. Despite several previous attempts at surgical resection, the drainage had persisted for 6 years. Initial computed tomography (CT) identified infiltration of the subcutaneous tissues in… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3044