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Persistent buccopharyngeal membrane.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3385865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Persistent buccopharyngeal membrane is an extremely rare entity. We report a three-year-old boy who presented with an oral chord-like structure that extended from the base of the tongue up to the posterior part of the vomer. Only seven cases of persistent buccopharyngeal membrane could be found in the review of the literature. Embryology is also discussed.
P Arcand; J Haikal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of otolaryngology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0381-6605     ISO Abbreviation:  J Otolaryngol     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-08     Completed Date:  1988-08-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610513     Medline TA:  J Otolaryngol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departément de O.R.L., Hôpital Sainte-Justine, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Cheek / abnormalities*
Child, Preschool
Pharynx / abnormalities*

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