branchial cleft sinus

branchial cleft sinus

A branchial cleft remnant, consisting of a residual opening in the branchial cleft which may connect with the oral cavity.
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Fluoroscopic fistulography or CT fistulography may also be used to delineate the course of branchial cleft sinus or fistula.
Combined approach branchial sinusectomy: a new technique for excision of second branchial cleft sinus. J Laryngol Otol 2009; 123:1166-1168.
Third branchial cleft sinus: an unusual cause of neck abscess.