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We report a 79-year-old woman with a left sided neck mass that appeared to be a thoracic duct cyst (TDC). A TDC is a rare condition. Generally, it may cause local symptoms, but most likely it presents as an asymptomatic swelling. The pathogenesis of TDC is not known, but different theories on the...
Mucosubstance histochemical study of 33 cholesteatoma tissues was performed to clarify the distribution and character of mucin in the perimatrix. Mean density of glandular cysts was 0.18 per mm 2 . Mean frequency of ruptured cysts was 0.16 per cyst. Glandular cysts as well as hallow spaces in the...