Surgical approach for congenital midline cervical cleft.

  title={Surgical approach for congenital midline cervical cleft.},
  author={Yogesh Bajaj and David Dunaway and Benjamin Ernest John Hartley},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={118 7},
This is a report of a case of a rare congenital midline cervical cleft and a description of the surgical approach. Congenital midline cervical cleft is a very rare developmental anomaly. It represents a failure of the branchial arches to fuse in the midline and presents at birth with a ventral midline defect of the skin of the neck. Associated clinical features could include mandibular spurs, cleft mandible, microgenia, thyroglossal cyst, cleft lip or bronchogenic cysts. The authors present a… CONTINUE READING