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Retention Cyst of Pharyngeal Mucosal Space
Patricia A. Hudgins, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Retention cyst (RC) of pharyngeal mucosal space (PMS)
            • Synonyms

              • Postinflammatory cyst, tonsillar cyst
            • Definitions

              • RC: Benign, asymptomatic PMS cyst

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          • Microscopic Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Matsumoto Y et al: Intra-adenoid cyst: a case report with an immunohistochemical study and review of literature. Clin Med Insights Case Rep. 8:41-5, 2015
                                        2. Woodfield CA et al: Pharyngeal retention cysts: radiographic findings in seven patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 184(3):793-6, 2005
                                        3. Yousem DM et al: Oral cavity and pharynx. Radiol Clin North Am. 36(5):967-81, vii, 1998
                                        4. Giunta JL: Bacterial plug versus pseudocyst of the tonsils. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 63(2):202-7, 1987
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Retention cyst (RC) of pharyngeal mucosal space (PMS)
                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Postinflammatory cyst, tonsillar cyst
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • RC: Benign, asymptomatic PMS cyst

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                • Microscopic Features

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                          • Consider

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Matsumoto Y et al: Intra-adenoid cyst: a case report with an immunohistochemical study and review of literature. Clin Med Insights Case Rep. 8:41-5, 2015
                                                                              2. Woodfield CA et al: Pharyngeal retention cysts: radiographic findings in seven patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 184(3):793-6, 2005
                                                                              3. Yousem DM et al: Oral cavity and pharynx. Radiol Clin North Am. 36(5):967-81, vii, 1998
                                                                              4. Giunta JL: Bacterial plug versus pseudocyst of the tonsils. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 63(2):202-7, 1987