Portuguese Version

Year:  1995  Vol. 61   Ed. 3 - ()

Relato de Casos

Pages: 238 to 245

Abnormality of the First Branquial Cleft: Cervical Sinus Associated to Ear Discharge. A case report.

Author(s): Lídio Granato*,
Maristela de Queiroz Ribeiro**,
Leonardo da Silva***,
Carmem Lucia Penteado Lancellotti***.

Keywords: Fetal development, fistula, otorrhea

The authors report a rare case of a child who presented an abnormality of the first cervical cleft. Me had a left ear discharge associated to a cervical Sinus. After surgical drainage of an abcess of the anterior triangle of the neck, the patient developed a fistula which communicate the floor of the external auditory canal with the skin. They also discuss the etiology, incidente and surgical treatment.






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