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Thyroglossal tract cyst


Other Names for this Disease

  • Familial thyroglossal duct cyst
  • Hereditary thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts familial
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial thyroglossal duct cyst
  • Hereditary thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts familial
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.