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Journal of the Korean Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association 2004;5(1):58-60.
Chondrocutaneous Branchial Remnant in Cervical Region: A Case Report.
Sung No Jung, Hong Sil Ju, Jong Phil Choi, Ho Kwon
Department of Plastic Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Kyounggi, Korea. kwonho@catholic.ac.kr
Abstract
Cervical chondrocutaneous branchial remnants are rare and one of several maformations resulting from abnormal development of the branchial apparatus. These lesions are usually located over or near the insertions of the sternocleidomastoid muscles in the lower neck. It is important to recognize that they may be a visible marker for other malformations and/or anomalies. Treatment is complete surgical removal as promptly as possible in order to get an exact histopathological diagnosis. In this article, we report a rare case of cervical chondrocutaneous branchial remnants and some reviews of the literature.
Keywords: Cervical chondrocutaneous branchial remnants; Branchial apparatus


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