Table of ContentsDefinition / General | Epidemiology | Sites | Clinical Features | Micro Description | Micro Images
Cite this page: Cystic ultimobranchial body remnants. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/thyroidcysticultimobranchial.html. Accessed March 28th, 2017.
Definition / General
- Very common in neonates
- Usually soft tissue of neck near thyroid, occasionally within thyroid
- Cysts lined by flattened multilayered epithelium of squamous cells, occasionally ciliated columnar epithelium
- May contain dense eosinophilic material in lumen
- May be adjacent to solid cell nests; variable lymphocytes and rare pancreatic tissue