A Thyroglossal cyst malignancy: Two cases of exception

Autores

  • Liliana Filipa Invencio da Costa Medica interna de ORL do Hospital de A Coruña Espanha
  • Francisco Vázquez de la Iglesia Servicio de ORL del Complejo Hospitalario de A Coruña. Espanha
  • J. Jesús Herranz González-Botas Servicio de ORL del Complejo Hospitalario de A Coruña. Espanha

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34631/sporl.798

Palavras-chave:

quiste tirogloso, cancer, carcinoma, tiroides

Resumo

Introduction: the thyroglossal duct cyst (TDC) is the most common congenital malformation in the neck. It is usually a benign tumor, but can suffer malignant transformation. The majority of cases of TDC occur in childhood; its diagnosis in adult patients is unusual.

Clinical case: we present two clinical cases of malignant QT. Discussion: most of the TDC carcinomas are diagnosed incidentally. However, a rapid growth, changes in TDC characteristics, and findings in complementary imaging exams of calcification, nodules, and irregular margins should alert to a possible malignization. There is no consensus regarding the need for additional treatments to the Sistrunk procedure, such as total thyroidectomy with or without neck dissection, radioactive iodine therapy or hormone suppression. However, the decision must not forget the patient’s functional status with the aim of avoiding high morbidity and mortality.

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Biografia Autor

Liliana Filipa Invencio da Costa, Medica interna de ORL do Hospital de A Coruña Espanha

Medica interna de ORL do Hospital de A Coruña Espanha

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Publicado

2020-06-04

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da Costa, L. F. I., de la Iglesia, F. V., & González-Botas, J. J. H. (2020). A Thyroglossal cyst malignancy: Two cases of exception. Revista Portuguesa De Otorrinolaringologia E Cirurgia De Cabeça E Pescoço, 54(4), 167-170. https://doi.org/10.34631/sporl.798

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