Papillary Carcinoma in a Medial Cervical Cyst

Authors: J. Kučerová 1;  R. Holý 1;  B. Kratochvílová 1;  Jenšovský 2;  E. Traboulsi 3;  T. Belšan 4;  J. Astl 1,5
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika ORL 3. LF UK a ÚVN Praha 1;  Endokrinologická ambulance, Benešov 2;  Oddělení patologie ÚVN Praha 3;  Radiodiagnostické oddělení ÚVN Praha 4;  Klinika ORL a chirurgie hlavy a krku, 1. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha 5;  Katedra ORL, IPVZ, Praha 6
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, 64, 2015, No. 4, pp. 224-228.
Category: Case Reports


The development of thyroid carcinoma in a medial neck cyst with histologically clear thyroid gland is a rare disease (2, 9, 13, and 14). It is often diagnosed incidentally after surgical excision. There is a possibility of malignant transformation of multifocal occurrences thyroid mass in literature (12, 14). It is very important to think of it in the differential diagnosis decisions.

medial neck cyst, malignant transformation, multifocal occurrence, papillary thyroid cancer


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