Double ectopic thyroid

Nir Hod, Lilia Mindlin, Mehrzad Cohenpour, Tifha Horne*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Ectopic thyroid gland is a well-known developmental anomaly. We present a child with a unique anatomical variant of this anomaly, namely double ectopic thyroid. The purpose of this report is to demonstrate the scintigraphic findings and to emphasize the importance of performing a thyroid scan in every case of thyroid ectopia to accurately identify all sites of functioning thyroid tissue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)859-861
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2002


  • Ectopia
  • Scintigraphy
  • Thyroid


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