Prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of an unusual case of Thyroglo
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Thyroglossal duct anomalies are the most common malformation in the neck; they can be found anywhere in the migration pathway of the thyroid gland from the floor of the mouth to its final location and consist in the persistence of embryological epithelial rests at this pathway.Lingual presentation is uncommon.It is important to make a differential diagnosis with other anomalies. When prenatal diagnosis is made, a follow-up to detect cyst growth is recommended and its final size and characteristics will determine the mode of delivery. We describe a case of a lingual thyroglossal duct cyst diagnosed prenatally by ultrasound at 26 weeks of gestation. The follow-up ultrasound scans revealed no changes in the cyst measurement. Surgical treatment was performed without any complication 72 hours after delivery with good results....

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criog/2016/7816306/
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