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Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst: Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst is the surgical incision and drainage of an infected thyroglossal duct cyst in the midline of the neck. The thyroglossal duct usually disappears by the 10th week of fetal development; however, if the duct does not disintegrate, it may form cysts that become infected.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst:

Other Surgical Options: Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst may include:

Procedure Complications: Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

Possible surgical complications of Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst may include:

  • Recurrent infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good, but the cyst may become infected again.

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