• neck
  • However, in 2 of them it revealed the carcinoma invading the cyst wall and adjacent tissues, 1 of which also exhibited 2 metastatic lymph nodes in the central neck area. (springer.com)
  • The thyroglossal duct then continues through the neck and lies anterior to the laryngeal cartilage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upper
  • There may be difficulty breathing, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), or dyspepsia (discomfort in the upper abdomen), especially if the cyst becomes large. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • Infection can sometimes cause the transient appearance of a mass or enlargement of the cyst, at times with periodic recurrences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even if the cyst forms as secondary to another infection and improved after antibiotics, it will often reoccur and require treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • These cysts are often diagnosed in children under the age of ten and have no particular gender prevalence. (wikipedia.org)