ENT Quiz – You guessed it right!

thyroglossal cyst

A 3-year-old boy presents with a midline anterior neck mass, just below the hyoid bone that moves with deglutition and tongue protrusion.

Question: What is the most probable clinical diagnosis?


From the history and clinical features, the most probable clinical diagnosis is a thyroglossal duct cyst. You can read more about this condition at – thyroglossal cyst – Clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment.


Dr. Sanu. P. Moideen, MBBS, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT), FHNOS, is an otolaryngologist (ENT surgeon), head and neck oncosurgeon practising in Muvattupuzha, Kerala, India. After finishing his postgraduate training, he pursued specialist training in paediatric ENT and head and neck oncosurgery from eminent institutions in India and the US.

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