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J Pediatr. 2013 Feb;162(2):427-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.10.018. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

Delayed diagnosis of hypothyroidism following excision of a thyroglossal duct cyst.

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  • 1Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232-9170, USA.


Thyroglossal duct cysts can contain ectopic thyroid tissue, and in some cases this tissue may be the only functional thyroid gland. We present the case of a 6-year-old girl with delayed diagnosis of iatrogenic hypothyroidism that developed after excision of a thyroglossal duct cyst.

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