ea0032p318 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013
, Araguez Jose Maria
, Ferreira Florbela
, Carmo Isabel
Introduction: Ectopic thyroid is a rare entity, resulting from developmental defects at early stages of thyroid embriogenesis. Its prevalence is 1/100 000300 000 in general population and 1/40008000 in patients with thyroid disease. This condition is more common in females, in Asians and may occur at any age, although its most common at younger ages. The most frequent location of ectopic thyroid tissue is at the base of the tongue. In 7075% of cas...