[Diagnosis and treatment of congenital fourth branchial anomaly].

  title={[Diagnosis and treatment of congenital fourth branchial anomaly].},
  author={Liang-si Chen and Si-yi Zhang and Xiao-ning Luo and Xin-han Song and Jian-dong Zhan and Shao-hua Chen and Zhong-ming Lu},
  journal={Zhonghua er bi yan hou tou jing wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery},
  volume={45 10},
OBJECTIVE To discuss the anatomic features, clinical presentations, diagnosis, differentiations and treatments of congenital fourth branchial anomaly(CFBA). METHODS The clinical data of 8 patients with CFBA were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Of the 8 patients aging from 27 to 300 months (median age: 114 months), 4 male and 4 female; 3 untreated previously and 5 recurrent. All lesions, including 1 cyst, 3 sinus (with internal opening) and 4 fistula, located in the left necks. Three… CONTINUE READING