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Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue Presenting with Protracted Airway Obstruction: A Case Study
Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal
  • M. Khan
  • Peter G. Michaelson, Wright State University
  • M. L. Hinni
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
8-1-2008
Abstract

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.

Citation Information
M. Khan, Peter G. Michaelson and M. L. Hinni. "Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue Presenting with Protracted Airway Obstruction: A Case Study" Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal Vol. 87 Iss. 8 (2008) p. 476 - 477 ISSN: 0145-5613
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_michaelson/11/