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Figure 15.19 Thyroglossal cysts. These cysts, most frequently found in the hyoid region, are always close to the midline.
Thyroglossal Cyst
Figure 15.20 Thyroglossal cyst. These cysts, which are remnants of the thyroglossal duct, may be anywhere along the migration pathway of the thyroid gland. They are commonly found behind the arch of the hyoid bone. An important diagnostic characteristic is their midline location.

Aberrant thyroid tissue may be found anywhere along the path of descent of the thyroid gland. It is commonly found in the base of the tongue, just behind the foramen cecum, and is subject to the same diseases as the thyroid gland itself.

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