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This patient had subclinical hypothyroidism. What is the diagnosis? A) Ectopic thyroid B) Hashimoto thyroiditis C) Iodine deficiency D) Pendred syndrome E) Thyroglossal duct cyst

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E. Thyroglossal duct cyst. A thyroglossal duct cyst is a fluid-filled pocket in the front of the neck, just above the voice box. The cyst forms in tissue that is sometimes left over from the development of the thyroid gland.  Thyroglossal cysts are present at birth and often occur in children.

Swelling extending from thyroid isthumus to submandible region is thyroglossal cyst ie ans is E

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Ans : A) Ectopic thyroid. The supra- and infrahyoid nodules are most consistent with ectopic thyroid tissue,presenting as subclinical hypothyroidism.

E. It looks like thyroglossal duct cyst.

E) Thyroglossal duct cyst

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Appearance is E) Thyroglossal duct cyst

E. Thyroglossal duct cyst

E ) is right

Answer is E: Thyroglossal Duct cyst

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