What is thyroglossal cyst causes and treatment?
A thyroglossal cyst is a swelling usually in the middle of the neck. It is usually there from birth but becomes noticeable later. It happens when the path the thyroid gland follows down the neck (as it develops from below the tongue) does not close completely. It is not a harmful growth but if left may get infected from time to time and can be treated via surgery. Kindly take your child to the hospital to see a doctor for evaluation and proper management.