[Diagnostic image (149). A woman with a mass at the base of the tongue. Lingual thyroid]

F. van den Hoogen and W. Oyen

Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd. Keel-, Neus- en Oorheelkunde en Hoofd-halschirurgie, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen. f.vandenhoogen@kno.umcn.nl
Jul, 2003


A 48-year-old woman had a lump in her throat and dysphagia. On examination an oropharyngeal mass was seen which was diagnosed as a lingual thyroid.