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First branchial groove anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10954965     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
First branchial groove anomalies are very rare. We report a case of a first branchial groove anomaly presented as an infected cyst in an 11-month-old child. Management of such lesions is complicated because of their close association with the facial nerve. Surgical management must include identification and protection of the facial nerve. Embryology and facial nerve disposition in relation to the anomaly are reviewed.
Authors:
M Kumar; S Hickey; G Joseph
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical practice     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1368-5031     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Clin. Pract.     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-09-13     Completed Date:  2000-09-13     Revised Date:  2007-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712381     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Torbay Hospital, Torquay.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Branchial Region / embryology
Branchioma / diagnosis*,  embryology,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Facial Nerve / embryology
Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  embryology,  surgery
Humans
Infant
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Male
Staphylococcal Infections / diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods

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