Dual ectopic thyroid: case series and review of the literature.

  title={Dual ectopic thyroid: case series and review of the literature.},
  author={Madhavi Chawla and Rakesh Kumar and Arun Malhotra},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  volume={32 1},
Ectopic thyroid tissue is an uncommon congenital aberration. It is further unusual for ectopic thyroid to be present at 2 different sites simultaneously. Only 19 cases of dual ectopic thyroid have been reported in the English literature. Most of the patients were adolescents and presented with anterior neck swelling with or without altered metabolic status. Lingual/sublingual thyroid was the most common ectopic location. Subhyoid was the most common site of a second ectopic thyroid in these… CONTINUE READING