Lingual cyst lined by squamous epithelium.

  title={Lingual cyst lined by squamous epithelium.},
  author={Collin M Burkart and Joeli A. Brinkman and Jay Paul Willging and Ravindhra G. Elluru},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={69 12},
Lingual choristomas or foregut duplication cysts are infrequently reported congenital anomalies that typically present in the perinatal period, and can cause respiratory or feeding problems. These cysts are lined by epithelial cells characteristic of the upper aerodigestive tract. We describe two children who presented shortly after birth with lingual cysts lined with squamous epithelium and foci of respiratory epithelium. Unlike previously reported lingual choristomas, these cysts did not… CONTINUE READING


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