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Chondrocutaneous Branchial Remnants or Cartilaginous Choristoma: Terminology, Biological Behavior and Salience of Bilateral Cervical Lesions.
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PMID:  24994612     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective: To present and critically examine the spectrum of chondrocutaneous branchial remnants or accessory pinna, including rare case of bilateral cervical lesions, and to explain the basis of the biological behavior. Material and Method: Five cases of pediatric chondrocutaneous branchial remnants or accessory pinna were included. The ratios of the longest dimensions of the external ear to that of the accessory tragus/chondrocutaneous branchial remnants were calculated. Results: The size and rate of growth of chondrocutaneous branchial remnants or accessory pinna were found to be inversely proportional to the distance between the lesions and the normal pinna. Conclusion: The current literature and norms of terminology dictate that two different terminologies for lesions that are essentially histologically identical should be avoided. Chondrocutaneous branchial remnants, accessory pinna/tragus and chondroid/ cartilaginous choristomas are identical lesions with similar pathogeneses and should be referred to as choristomas.
Authors:
Bal Chander; Sunder Singh Dogra; Rashmi Raina; Chanderdeep Sharma; Renu Sharma
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-7-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Turk patoloji dergisi     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1018-5615     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk Patoloji Derg     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
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Created Date:  2014-7-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440471     Medline TA:  Turk Patoloji Derg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Vernacular Title:
Kondrokutanöz Brankial Artıklar veya Kartilajinöz Koristomlar: Terminoloji, Biyolojik Davranış ve Dikkat Çeken Bilateral Servikal Lezyonlar.
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