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Benign Thyroid Disease

Benign Thyroid Disease

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Lectured by Dr. brenda Murga, St. Luke's Medical Center
Lectured by Dr. brenda Murga, St. Luke's Medical Center

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Published by: Romberg's sign on Jan 16, 2012
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BENIGN THYROIDDISEASES
Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical CenterDepartment of Otolaryngology, Head andNeck Surgery
 
Embryology
Begins its development at the foramen cecum at thebase of the tongue
Descends through the tissues of the neck and comesto rest overlying the trachea
Leaves a tract behind icould be the source ofpathology in later life
Descent complete at 7
th
gestational week.
 
Embryology
I
f descent is completely arrested-
lingual thyroid
results.
I
f the inferiormost portion of the thyroglossal ducttract is maintained-
pyramidal lobe
is formed.
I
f the remnant of the thyroid tissue is left along thethyroglossal duct tract-it can cystify and enlarge,forming a
thyroglossal duct cyst
.

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