Feisal, T.K.; Prepageran, N.; Shahrizal, T.; Zulkiflee, A.B. (2008) Unusual parapharyngeal lesion: aberrant thyroid gland. Singapore medical journal, 49 (5). e137-8. ISSN 0037-5675Full text not available from this repository.
An ectopic location of the thyroid gland usually occurs in the midline, starting anywhere from the tongue to the diaphragm. The occurrence of an ectopic thyroid gland in a non-midline site is extremely rare. We report a 32-year-old Malay woman with an aberrant thyroid gland presenting as a parapharyngeal lesion. She had a normally functioning thyroid gland. An ectopic thyroid should be considered as one of the differential diagnoses in the parapharyngeal mass.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Singapore medical journal|
|Additional Information:||Department of Otolaryngology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Diagnosis, Differential; Magnetic Resonance Imaging|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RD Surgery|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine|
|Depositing User:||Mr. Faizal Hamzah|
|Date Deposited:||23 Apr 2011 12:14|
|Last Modified:||23 Apr 2011 12:14|
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