Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2011;30(2): 127-131.
Sonographic Features of Dual Ectopic Thyroid: Report of Two Cases.
Guen Ho Ryu, Yun Woo Chang, Dong Hwan Lee, Deuk Lin Choi, Kui Hyang Kwon, Seung Boo Yang
1Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. ywchang@hosp.sch.ac.kr
2Department of Pediatrics, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
3Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang Gumi Hospital, Korea.
  Published online: June 1, 2011.
ABSTRACT
Ectopic thyroid is an uncommon congenital abnormality, but ectopic thyroid tissue can be present anywhere along the course of the thyroglossal duct and the embryologic descent from the base of the tongue. We report here on two cases with the ultrasonograpic findings of dual ectopy of the thyroid, and these findings were well correlated with the findings of nuclear scintigraphy.
Keywords: Dual ectopic thyroid; Ultrasonography; Thyroid scintigraphy
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