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Consult Request Guidelines
for Midline Neck Mass/Suspected Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
Midline Neck Mass/Suspected Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Consider trial of oral antibiotics if inflammatory neck mass suspected.
Immediate referral if symptoms of airway distress or suspicion of abscess formation.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Thyroid ultrasound should be performed if mass associated with thyroid gland.
Thyroid function tests and a nuclear thyroid scan are optional.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Next Available Appointment
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See Careweb.
External Patients: Hand carry results including hard copies or diskette of any imaging studies to visit.
Clinic Contact Information
Clinic Location Sites
Taubman Health Care Center
Livonia Center for Specialty Care
UM Consulting Physician
General Otolaryngology Faculty - Pediatric