Ectopic thyroid tissue presenting as a carotid body paraganglioma

May 1, 2024

Abstract Ectopic thyroid tissue is a rare developmental abnormality, typically presenting with midline ectopia due to incomplete embryological migration via the thyroglossal duct. The presence of ectopic thyroid tissue lateral to the midline is very rare, accounting for 1–3% of all ectopic thyroid tissue. Clinically, these lesions are often mistaken for other diagnoses including enlarged…

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