Thyroglossal duct cyst excision under magnification - How I do it?

A. Akram, M. Tariq, R. A. Shahid

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Aim: To evaluate the value of microscopic magnification during thyroglossal duct cyst excision. Methods: All the patients were studied in whom excision of thyroglossal duct cyst by Sistrunk procedure was done under microscopic magnification. Patients reviewed in follow up for recurrence of the condition. Results: A follow up for a period six months revealed satisfactory results regarding recurrence of the disease. Conclusions: Intra-operative identification of the thyroglossal tract with the help of microscopic magnification enhances better and safe results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-856
Number of pages2
JournalPakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Microscope
  • Sistrunk procedure
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst


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