Infected Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

  title={Infected Thyroglossal Duct Cyst},
  author={Mark J. Deaver and Eric F. Silman and Shahram Lotfipour},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
A 23-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) with a five-day history of sore throat, body aches and 24 hours of throat swelling accompanied by globus sensation and hoarseness. The patient was afebrile with normal vital signs. Physical exam was significant for a firm, non-erythematous anterior neck mass that was exquisitely tender to palpation. The mass was noted to move slightly with swallowing. A CT scan with contrast revealed a 2 x 2.5 x 3 cm cystic lesion with a thick… CONTINUE READING