Ectopic Cervical Thymic Cyst- A Rare Differential Diagnosis of Paediatric Lateral Neck Swellings
Dr. Muni Bhavani Itha,
Department of Pathology, Katuri Medical College, Chinnakondrpadu, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
|Congenital ectopic thymic cysts are one among the rare neck masses seen in paediatric age group. It should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cervical neck swellings in children. This is a case report of ectopic cervical thymic cyst presenting in a nine-year-old male child as unilateral neck mass. Histopathological features were suggestive of ectopic cervical thymic cyst. The embryological basis, clinical presentation and diagnosis of ectopic cervical thymic cyst is discussed in the study.|
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