Ectopic thyroid tissue presenting as a midline neck mass.


Ectopic thyroid tissue can be found anywhere between the foramen cecum and the normal position of the thyroid gland. Although very uncommon, it is most often found in the region of the foramen cecum, in patients in whom the gland fails to descend. Extralingual thyroid tissue is most commonly located in the anterior cervical area, the region of the… (More)


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