Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004355
Title: Ectopic thyroid mimicking a thyroglossal cyst: A case report
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Ectopic thyroid is a rare developmental abnormality. Clinically, it may be difficult to differentiate an ectopic thyroid gland from a thyroglossal cyst. Investigations such as thyroid function test and a thyroid (Tc-99m) scan will help in making the diagnosis.

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    Shanthi Ramesh1 *, S. Sundari 2

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    Department of Pediatrics, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Shanthi Ramesh, Department of Pediatrics, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, 7 Works Road, New Colony, Chromepet, Chennai - 600 044, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Shanthi Ramesh1 *, S. Sundari 2

    Title:Ectopic thyroid mimicking a thyroglossal cyst: A case report
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2775-2776)
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    Research Materials:Ectopic thyroid

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Ectopic thyroid Hypothyroidism Thyroglossal cyst

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