Clinical manifestation

Thyroglossal cyst: occurring anywhere along thyroglossal duct, from base of tongue to the anterior neck; asymptomatic, gradually enlarging, near-midline nodule that moves with swallowing; drainage of clear or purulent fluid Thymic cyst: found in the mediastinum or neck; ill-defined painless swelling in children

Bronchogenic cyst: present at birth or in neonatal period in suprasternal notch, neck, scapular area, and chin; sometimes forming sinuses and drains mucoid fluid Cutaneous ciliated cyst: occurs primarily on the leg in women; ill-defined subcutaneous swelling without central pore Median raphe cyst: midline developmental cyst on ventral penis or scrotum, on raphe connecting external urethral meatus to anus

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