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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098199/ectopic-thyroid-tissue-in-the-adrenal-gland-mimicking-a-pheochromocytoma
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Shu-Chi Wang, Siu-Wan Hung, Chen-Hui Lee, Hao-Chung Ho, Yen-Chuan Ou, Cheng-Kuang Yang
Ectopic thyroid tissue in the adrenal gland (ETTAG) usually presents as a well-circumscribed cystic mass on a CT scan. However, the MRI features of ETTAG are incompletely understood. We report a case of ectopic thyroid tissue in the adrenal gland, which demonstrates findings similar to those of a pheochromocytoma on the MRI.
2017: Journal of Endourology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29023300/thyroglossal-duct-cyst-at-the-base-of-tongue-the-emerging-role-of-transoral-endoscopic-assisted-surgery
#2
Mario Turri-Zanoni, Paolo Battaglia, Paolo Castelnuovo
Cystic lesions involving the tongue base are rare, generally presenting in pediatric patients, and they may encompass different pathologies such as ranula, lingual ectopic thyroid, thyroglossal duct cyst (TDC), dysontogenetic cysts, benign, and malignant tumors.This paper describes the case of a 19-year-old girl with phonation impairment and mild dysphagia due to limited tongue protrusion and movements. Radiologic examinations revealed a bulky cystic lesion at the base of tongue with displacement of extrinsic lingual muscles...
October 11, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28946030/follicular-adenoma-in-ectopic-thyroid-a-case-report
#3
Vincenzo Consalvo, Gerarda Barbieri, Amalia Rosaria Rita Rossetti, Mafalda Romano, Rosaria Contieri, Salvatore Tramontano, Carmela Rescigno, Massimo Infranzi, Domenico Lombardi
INTRODUCTION: The term ectopic thyroid refers to the presence of thyroid tissue located far from its usual anatomic placement and with no vascular connection to the main gland. The presence of swelling in atypical locations is diagnostically differentiated from other pathologies like pleomorphic adenoma or carcinoma, inflammatory lesions like sialadenitis, neurogenic tumors, paraganglioma, fibrolipoma and lymphadenopaties of diverse etiologies. PRESENTATION OF CASE: Here we present the case of a submandibular ectopic thyroid in a 67year old woman...
2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28940588/mediastinal-ectopic-thyroid-diagnosed-by-endobronchial-ultrasound-guided-transbronchial-needle-aspiration-report-of-three-cases
#4
Ayperi Ozturk, Tugba Cicek, Zafer Aktas, Funda Demirag, Aydin Yilmaz
An ectopic thyroid gland results from the abnormal migration of the thyroid in the course of its development. Primary ectopic mediastinal thyroid is very rare and occurs in less than 1% of all goiters that can be surgically excised. Ectopic thyroid tissue has a characteristic sonographic appearance as smooth-bordered, homogeneous, hypoechoic tissue with fine specular echoes. We report 3 cases of mediastinal ectopic thyroid diagnosed by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbrochial needle aspiration biopsy.
September 22, 2017: Journal of Clinical Ultrasound: JCU
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28929066/surgical-treatment-of-retrosternal-goitre
#5
Kiera Welman, Richard Heyes, Paras Dalal, Sarah Hough, Marciano Bunalade, Vladimir Anikin
This study aims to evaluate surgical approaches to the management of retrosternal goitre. Between 2004 and 2014, 35 patients (eight males; mean age 67.4 ± 10.9 years) with retrosternal goitre (mainly right-sided in 9, left-sided in 14 and bilateral in 12) underwent surgery. A palpable neck mass was found in 11 (31.4%), stridor in 10 (28.6%) and thyrotoxicosis in 4 (11.4%) cases. 4 (11.4%) patients were asymptomatic. Tracheal compression was detected radiologically in 27 (77.2%) patients with deviation in 18 (51...
September 2017: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28898560/off-the-beaten-path-a-case-of-mediastinal-ectopic-thyroid-tissue
#6
Catherine Robitaille, Linda Ofiara, Manon Auger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 12, 2017: Diagnostic Cytopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881088/ectopic-thyroid-cancer-diagnosed-by-endobronchial-ultrasound-guided-transbronchial-needle-aspiration
#7
Jingwen Hu, Ming Li, Lin Xu
We report a case of papillary carcinoma in a mediastinal ectopic thyroid diagnosed by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA). In this case, the tumor was adjacent to the central airway; therefore, we attempted to perform EBUS-TBNA to obtain specimens for a diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Surgical resection was conducted, and histological evaluation of the resected specimen confirmed ectopic papillary thyroid carcinoma, consistent with the histology from the EBUS-TBNA specimen...
November 2017: Thoracic Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28872553/hybrid-spect-ct-helps-characterization-and-localization-of-a-dual-thyroid-ectopia
#8
Yasser Abdelhafez, Maha Khalil, Esraa Roshdy, Waleed A Diab, Lobna Eltoni
The presence of ectopic thyroid tissue in 2 or more different sites is rare. A 12-year-old girl presented with midline anterior neck swelling in the infrahyoid region with subclinical hypothyroidism. Thyroid scanning with Tc-pertechnetate was performed, and SPECT/CT was ordered for further evaluation. Two hyperdense lesions demonstrating intense radiotracer uptake were seen in the midline at the base of the tongue and infrahyoid neck. We emphasis the role of hybrid SPECT/CT for characterization and localization of suspected ectopic thyroid tissue...
September 1, 2017: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28852580/incidental-finding-of-dual-ectopic-thyroid-on-computed-tomography-angiography
#9
Antonio Pierro, Savino Cilla, Pietro Modugno, Giuseppina Sallustio
The presence of simultaneous two ectopic foci of thyroid tissue (dual ectopic thyroid) is rare, and few cases have been reported in the literature. The ectopic thyroid tissue is an extremely uncommon embryological aberration due to the alterations occurring during the embryological development with incomplete migration of thyroid precursors. Commonly ectopic thyroid tissue is a midline structures, but the lateral location is possible but very rare. Ectopic thyroid is common in women and can vary in size from a microscopic focus to a few centimeters...
2017: Journal of Clinical Imaging Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28761619/ectopic-thyroid-tissue-unusual-differential-diagnosis-of-cervical-paraganglioma
#10
Houda Chahed, Ghada Kharrat, Rim Bechraoui, Jihene Marrakchi, Azza Mediouni, Mohamed Ben Amor, Rim Zainine, Nejeh Beltaief, Ghazi Besbes
Ectopic thyroid tissue (ETT) lateral to the midline is rare. Its occurrence in the carotid bifurcation is exceptional. We present a 45 years woman who consulted with a slow growing right cervical swelling. Clinical examination Ultrasonography, contrast enhanced CT and cervical MRI concluded to a paraganglioma. Intra-operatively, the tumor didn't have the characteristic aspect of a paraganglioma. Complete excision was performed. Histology concluded to an ectopic micro-vesicular thyroid adenoma.Previous literature was reviewed to summarize clinical and radiologic characteristics of such rare entity...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749718/ectopic-intralaryngo-tracheal-thyroid-tissue-causing-neonatal-death
#11
Lauren Furnas, Huda Safa, Fiona Hutchinson, Lindsay Joseph, Jane E Armes
INTRODUCTION: Ectopic thyroid tissue can be found anywhere along the embryologic path of thyroid descent. Intralaryngo-tracheal thyroid tissue is the least common site of ectopia and can present with upper airways obstruction. Its presentation in the neonate is exceptional. CASE REPORT: We describe a term female neonate with subglottic thyroid tissue causing near-total occlusion of the larynx, which led to upper airways obstruction and neonatal death. CONCLUSION: This emphasizes the importance of considering intralaryngo-tracheal tumors as a cause of acute and otherwise unexplainable respiratory distress immediately after birth...
October 2017: Fetal and Pediatric Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28748972/is-it-possible-to-determine-the-origin-of-cyst-in-empty-thyroid-bed-in-patient-with-lingual-thyroid
#12
V Marković, D Eterović, A Punda, S Gračan, A Barić, M Piljić Burazer
Some patients with ectopic thyroid gland or athyreotic patients have one or more cysts in empty thyroid bed. The origin of these cysts is uncertain. We present the patient with lingual thyroid gland and small cyst in empty thyroid bed featuring the diagnostic algorithm used and discussing the possible etiologic scenarios.
June 2017: Pathologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28728230/-right-ventricular-ectopic-thyroid-tissue-report-of-a-case
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 8, 2017: Zhonghua Bing Li Xue za Zhi Chinese Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28702266/papillary-thyroid-carcinoma-ectopic-malignancy-versus-metastatic-disease
#14
Yanery's Agosto-Vargas, Madeleine Gutiérrez, José Hernán Martínez, Michelle Mangual-Garcia, Coromoto Palermo, Sharon Vélez-Maymi, Luis Hernández-Vázquez, Samayra Miranda-Rodríguez, Alex González-Bossolo, Ernesto Solá-Sánchez, Marianne Hernández-Negrón
Papillary thyroid carcinoma frequently metastasizes to regional lymph nodes. However, cervical lymph node metastasis as a sole manifestation of occult papillary thyroid carcinoma is rarely observed. Ectopic thyroid is an uncommon condition defined as the presence of thyroid tissue at a site other than pretracheal area. Approximately 1-3% of all ectopic thyroid tissue is located in the lateral neck. This entity may represent the only functional thyroid tissue in the body. Malignant transformation of ectopic thyroid is uncommon; but even rarer is the development of papillary carcinoma on it...
2017: Case Reports in Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666341/duox2-mutations-are-associated-with-congenital-hypothyroidism-with-ectopic-thyroid-gland
#15
Marina M L Kizys, Ruy A Louzada, Miguel Mitne-Neto, Jessica R Jara, Gilberto K Furuzawa, Denise P de Carvalho, Magnus R Dias-da-Silva, Suzana Nesi-França, Corinne Dupuy, Rui M B Maciel
Context: Thyroid dysgenesis (TD) is the leading cause of congenital hypothyroidism (CH). The etiology of TD remains unknown in ∼90% of cases, the most common form being thyroid ectopia (TE) (48% to 61%). Objective: To search for candidate genes in hypothyroid children with TE. Design, Setting, and Participants: We followed a cohort of 268 children with TD and performed whole-exome sequencing (WES) in three children with CH with TE (CHTE) and compared them with 18 thyroid-healthy controls...
November 1, 2017: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28658835/simultaneous-occurrence-of-thyroiditis-in-ectopic-and-eutopic-thyroid-masquerading-as-thyroglossal-cyst
#16
Aditi Chopra, Yogendra Singh, Manju Kaushal, Anil Taneja, Bindu Kulshreshtha
Ectopic thyroid gland is a rare condition usually presenting with neck swelling or hypothyroidism. In most cases, ectopic thyroid tissue is the only functioning thyroid tissue, but it may rarely be associated with normal thyroid gland. Thyroiditis in an ectopic thyroid gland is very rare. Here, we describe a 13-year-old girl who was initially suspected, as a having a thyroglossal cyst. Thyroid functions were suggestive of thyrotoxicosis. She was diagnosed to have simultaneous occurrence of thyroiditis in the ectopic and eutopic thyroid glands...
May 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28657504/prevalence-and-characterization-of-thyroid-hemiagenesis-in-japan-the-fukushima-health-management-survey
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Satoru Suzuki, Sanae Midorikawa, Takashi Matsuzuka, Toshihiko Fukushima, Yuko Ito, Hiroki Shimura, Hideto Takahashi, Tetsuya Ohira, Akira Ohtsuru, Masafumi Abe, Shinichi Suzuki, Shunichi Yamashita
BACKGROUND: Thyroid hemiagenesis is a rare congenital variant characterized by the lack of development of one thyroid lobe with no clinical manifestations. METHODS: This study was performed to determine the prevalence and characteristics of thyroid hemiagenesis in a normal Japanese population. This cross-sectional study was performed from October 9, 2011, to April 30, 2015. In total, 299,908 children and young adults in the Fukushima Health Management Survey were examined to determine the presence of thyroid agenesis or hemiagenesis...
August 2017: Thyroid: Official Journal of the American Thyroid Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28633262/intratracheal-thyroid-a-different-approach
#18
Marco Rispoli, Rosario Salvi, Giuseppe La Cerra, Carlo Antonio Leone, Ambra Nicolai, Moana Rossella Nespoli, Antonio Corcione, Salvatore Buono
During embryonic development, the abnormal migration of thyroid tissue may cause ectopic localization of the gland in the intralaryngotracheal space. This case report describes the management of a young patient with a recent diagnosis of asthma. During bronchoscopy, a large mass occupying the tracheal lumen was discovered. After tracheotomy to protect the airway, an incisional biopsy was performed and revealed an intratracheal ectopic thyroid. The deep incisions through the tracheotomy to the base of the lesion allowed colloidal content to leak out of the mass until complete resolution of airway obstruction...
July 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28625010/treatment-of-tongue-base-masses-in-children-by-transoral-robotic-surgery
#19
Fatma Tulin Kayhan, Ayse Pelin Yigider, Arzu Karaman Koc, Kamil Hakan Kaya, Ibrahim Erdim
The feasibility and effectiveness of transoral robotic surgery (TORS) in children with tongue base masses (TBMs) were evaluated. Eight pediatric patients who were treated with TORS for TBMs between January 2010 and January 2016 at a tertiary hospital included in the study. All pathologies were congenital lesions: four were lingual thyroglossal ductus cysts (LTGDCs), one was a minor salivary gland tumor, one was a vallecular cyst, one was a bronchogenic cyst, and one was an ectopic thyroid tissue. TORS was performed successfully in all cases...
June 17, 2017: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602544/morbidity-of-total-thyroidectomy-for-substernal-goiter-a-series-of-70-patients
#20
N Tabchouri, Z Anil, F Marques, N Michot, P Dumont, V Arnault, L De Calan
Total thyroidectomy for substernal goiter occasionally requires a sternotomy associated with a cervical incision. We sought to analyze the postoperative complications of thyroidectomy for substernal goiters in our center and more precisely the complications related to the sternotomy. All patients who underwent total thyroidectomy for substernal goiter in our center between 2007 and 2016 were reviewed retrospectively. Patients with combined cervical incision and sternotomy (ST group, n=16) were compared to those with cervical incision alone (CT group, n=54), with regard to postoperative complications...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Visceral Surgery
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