The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2020 , Vol 62 , Num 4
Two-year old girl with glial choristoma presented in a thyroglossal duct cyst
Oğuzhan Şal 1 ,Mehmet Ali Özen 2 ,Önder Peker 3 ,Egemen Eroğlu 4
1 Koç University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Koç University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
3 Departments of Pathology, American Hospital, Vehbi Koç Foundation, İstanbul, Turkey
4 Departments of Pediatric Surgery, American Hospital, Vehbi Koç Foundation, İstanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.24953/turkjped.2020.04.021 Background. Neuroglial choristomas are rare entities that are composed of differentiated neuroectodermal cells presenting where they do not belong.

Case. Here in this paper, we represent a two-year old patient with a very rare presentation of neuroglial choristoma which manifested itself within a thyroglossal duct cyst. In this paper we will also discuss pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, differential diagnosis and management of the neuroglial choristomas.

Conclusion. In conclusion we believe this unique case may aid in understanding the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and management of this rare congenital anomaly. Keywords : thyroglossal duct, neuroglial, choristoma, sistrunk

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