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Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Vallecular Cyst

Salivary retention cysts, such as vallecular cysts or saccular cysts, can be confused with endolaryngeal lymphatic cysts. Laser excision can be performed with removal of the cyst lining. Recurrence is rare if the lining is removed.

Figure 1. Large vallecular cyst with laser endotracheal tube in situ.

Figure 2. Cyst excised in toto with laser suspension microdissection.