Central Compartment Neoplasms Masquerading as Thyroid Tumors: Presentation of two Unusual Cases and Review of the Literature


Beute JE, Seo GT, Saturno M, Xing MH, Mundi N, Dowling EM, Matloob A, Chen H, Khorsandi AK, Steinberger J, Urken ML

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This article presents two cases of central compartment neck masses that were misdiagnosed as thyroid lesions. These masses instead resulted as an intraosseous schwannoma and teratoma. We call attention to these entities to facilitate accurate preoperative diagnosis.