Tall cell carcinoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst: A case report

  title={Tall cell carcinoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst: A case report},
  author={Luca Gordini and Francesco Podda and Fabio Medas and Maria Letizia Lai and Alessandro Longheu and Giuseppe Pisano and Pietro Giorgio Cal{\`o}},
  booktitle={Annals of medicine and surgery},
INTRODUCTION Thyroglossal duct cyst carcinomas are extremely rare and their clinical presentation is similar to that of benign cysts. The diagnosis is based on physical examination, laboratory tests, and most importantly multiple imaging techniques (ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging), and fine needle aspiration cytology. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report a very unusual case of a tall cell variant of papillary carcinoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst in… CONTINUE READING
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