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6) LTGDCs can be distinguished from most other lesions on direct laryngoscopy by their typical appearance as a midline mass located immediately posterior to the foramen cecum.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirmed the diagnosis of a 5-mm nasal dermoid cyst with an enhancing sinus tract into the foramen cecum (figure 1, A).
It can also demonstrate a fluid-filled cyst, soft-tissue mass, distortion of the crista galli, and enlargement of the foramen cecum.
The normal migration of the primitive thyroid from the foramen cecum to its mature position in the anterior neck results in the creation of the thyroglossal duct.