• Vol. 39 No. 1, 68–69
  • 15 January 2010

Unusual Presentation of a Solitary Thyroid Cyst



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Recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) lies in close proximity with the thyroid gland. Thus, thyroid diseases, mainly the malignant ones, tend to cause irreversible recurrent laryngeal nerve damage due to the infiltration of the tumour cell. RLN damage due to benign lesion particularly from a solitary thyroid cyst is a rare incident.

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