Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1968;11(3):149-154.
Published online March 31, 1968.
A Case of Sublingual Ectopic Thyroid
Chang Hyup Kim, Jae Hak Seo, Chui Kyu Kim, Sang Jhoo Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Han-Il Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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金昌協, 徐載鶴, 金哲圭, 李尙柱
韓一病院小兒科
Abstract
A case of sublingual ectopic thyroid was reported. An 8 year and 6 month old boy had retarded bone developement, delayed teeth eruption and ectopic thyroid was demonstrated by scintigram. Thyroid scintigram revealed ectopic thyroid which located on slightly left side under the tongue connected with thyroid gland. Patient had been on desiccated thyroid and doing well now. Review of literature as for sublingual ectopic thyroid was attemped briefly.




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