• Significant clinical evidence shows that patients with connective tissue disorders, for example, those with Marfan, Ehlers-Danlos, Sjogren's, and Loeys-Deitz syndromes, are at a greater risk for developing Tarlov cysts. (news-medical.net)
  • Thyroglossal cyst usually presents as a midline neck lump (in the region of the hyoid bone ) that is usually painless, smooth and cystic, though if infected, pain can occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other common causes of midline neck masses include lymphadenopathy, dermoid cysts, and various odontogenic anomalies. (wikipedia.org)
  • These tumors usually arise from the ectopic thyroid tissue within the cyst. (wikipedia.org)
  • A mesenteric cyst (MeSH C04.182.473) is a cyst in the mesenterium, and is one of the rarest abdominal tumors, with approximately 822 cases reported since 1507. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dentigerous cysts associated with unerupted teeth are most commonly associated with mandibular third molars. (kcl.ac.uk)
  • In some individuals, portions of the duct remain behind, leaving small pockets, known as cysts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infection can sometimes cause the transient appearance of a mass or enlargement of the cyst, at times with periodic recurrences. (wikipedia.org)
  • An infected thyroglossal duct cyst can occur when it is left untreated for a certain amount of time or simply when a thyroglossal duct cyst hasn't been suspected. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in medical literature, there are ongoing discussions about this procedure, as the cyst is a part of the nerve and therefore cannot be excised. (news-medical.net)
  • [ citation needed ] Thyroglossal cysts are associated with an increased incidence of ectopic thyroid tissue . (wikipedia.org)
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