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Sistrunk procedure

Sistrunk procedure

Sistrunk procedure: The Sistrunk procedure is surgery to remove a cyst from the thyroglossal duct 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: Sistrunk procedure

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Sistrunk procedure:

Other Surgical Options: Sistrunk procedure

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Sistrunk procedure may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Sistrunk procedure

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Sistrunk procedure may include:

Procedure Complications: Sistrunk procedure

Possible surgical complications of Sistrunk procedure may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Sistrunk procedure

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Sistrunk procedure: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Sistrunk procedure) include:

  • Thyroglossal duct surgery

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