Management of suspected thyroglossal duct cysts.

  title={Management of suspected thyroglossal duct cysts.},
  author={Hannah G Povey and Haran Selvachandran and Robert Thomas Peters and Matthew O. Jones},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={53 2},
AIM OF STUDY The aim of this study was to evaluate management of children with an anterior midline neck swelling by establishing 1) whether a preoperative ultrasound scan (USS) was appropriately requested, performed and reported; 2) whether there was preoperative infection; 3) whether a Sistrunk procedure was performed; 4) the rate of thyroglossal duct cyst (TGDC) recurrence following simple excision vs. Sistrunk procedure. METHODS A single centre retrospective study of children who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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