Lingual cyst in infancy: importance of palpation for diagnosis.

Two infants, 5 and 12 weeks of age, with lingual cysts were presented. Histological findings were compatible with a salivary retention cyst in one and a thyroglossal duct cyst in the other. Both infants were admitted to our hospital because of severe stridor that had developed from one to two weeks of age. Their lingual cysts were easily recognizable by… CONTINUE READING