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Case Report

Year: 2017 | Month: June | Volume: 7 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 355-357

A Rare Case of Double Ectopic Thyroid with Absent Eutopic Thyroid Gland

Ravi Kumar, Nilanjan Sengupta, Krishna Shankar, Pranab Kumar Sahana, Arjun Baidya, Soumik Goswami

Department of Endocrinology NRSMCH Kolkata

Corresponding Author: Ravi Kumar


Ectopic thyroid tissue is defined as any tissue not located anterior and lateral to the second, third and fourth tracheal rings. We present a case where an 8 year old female presented with history of midline neck swelling for the past 1 year with no features of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Patient had normal thyroid profile, USG and tc99m uptake study showed absent eutopic thyroid gland with subhyoid and lingual thyroid gland.

Key words: ectopic thyroid, lingual thyroid, hypothyroidism

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