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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 95-96

Papillary carcinoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst

Department of Surgery, KPC Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Arijit Roy
Department of Surgery, KPC Medical College and Hospital, 1F, Raja Subodh Chandra Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700 032, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-3846.183704

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Papillary thyroid carcinoma within the thyroglossal duct (TGD) cyst is a very rare finding and its presentation is similar to benign TGD cyst. We report a case of a 47-year-old female with a thyroglossal duct cyst with papillary thyroid carcinoma. Following a standard Sistrunk operation, the histopathological examination reported a possibility of carcinoma.

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