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What is the treatment for a thyroglossal duct cyst?

What is the treatment for a thyroglossal duct cyst?

ANSWER:
– antibiotics if infection is present, then excision
– excision must include the midportion of the hyoid bone and entire tract to foramen cecum (Sistrunk procedure)

SOURCE
surgical recall, 4th ed, p.509

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  1. brenda says:

    My grandson has a tyrolossal cyst near his adams apple, he is 20 yrs old, what treatment should we have done

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