Lateral cervical cleft: A previously unreported anomaly resulting from incomplete disappearance of the second pharyngeal (branchial) cleft


Gursoy M., Gedikoglu G., Tanyel F. C.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.34, no.3, pp.488-490, 1999 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-3468(99)90508-0
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.488-490

Abstract

The authors present a 2-year-old boy with a skin defect located in the right lateral side of the neck. They suggest the defect is a partial failure of disappearance of the second pharyngeal (branchial) cleft and propose a name of lateral cervical cleft.