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J Laryngol Otol. 2000 Sep;114(9):716-8.

Thyroid papillary carcinoma in lateral neck cyst: missed primary tumour or ectopic thyroid carcinoma within a branchial cyst?

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Department of Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Abstract

We report a case of thyroid papillary carcinoma lying within a lateral cervical cyst for which no occult primary tumour of the thyroid was identified. We explore the possible diagnoses and include a discussion of how ectopic thyroid tissue may come to lie within a branchial cyst.

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