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A baby with a cervical "braid".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2350648     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among the anomalies and curiosities of nature, a braid-like cervical protrusion is a rare anatomical finding. Most similar reported cases of tail-like appendages have been observed in the sacrococcygeal or lumbar region. Herein we describe a newborn with a high cervical malformation located along the vertebral column, and its histological features. To our knowledge, this congenital anomaly has never been reported in the English literature.
J Govrin-Yehudain; S Mizrahi; S Herschkovitz; M Barak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of plastic surgery     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0007-1226     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Plast Surg     Publication Date:  1990 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-18     Completed Date:  1990-07-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984714R     Medline TA:  Br J Plast Surg     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Plastic Surgery, Regional Hospital of Western Galilee, Nahariya, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Neck / abnormalities*,  surgery
Skin / surgery
Skin Abnormalities*
Surgery, Plastic

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