Intratracheal ectopic thyroid tissue presenting with protracted airway obstruction: A case report

Mo Khan, Peter G. Michaelson, Michael L. Hinni

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Intratracheal ectopic thyroid tissue is a rare finding, with few cases reported in the literature. Ectopic thyroid tissue results when the thyroid gland fails to descend to its final position during early development. These lesions present in various locations, and the clinician should be aware of their existence and presenting signs and symptoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-477
Number of pages2
JournalEar, Nose and Throat Journal
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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