Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue
Intratracheal ectopic thyroid tissue is a rare abnormality that can cause air-way obstruction. Presence of ectopic tissue in the larynx is extremely rare. The symptoms can easily be confused with those of bronchial asthma. We describe the case of a 52 year old man with subglottic thyroid tissue and multinodular goiter who undergone total thyroidectomy of for multinoduler goitre in octo-ber 2009. After the correct diagnosis was established, the lesion was excised via an external approach. We also discuss the clinical features and management of intratracheal thyroid tissu
Keywords: İntratracheal, subglottic mass, ectopic thyroid tissue
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