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Thyroglossal tract cyst

Thyroglossal tract cyst: Introduction

Thyroglossal tract cyst: A rare condition where a soft, slow-growing growth develops at the front of the neck. It occurs as an abnormal growth that develops from thyroid tissue that is left over from fetal development. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Thyroglossal tract cyst is available below.

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Thyroglossal tract cyst is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Thyroglossal tract cyst, or a subtype of Thyroglossal tract cyst, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Thyroglossal tract cyst as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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