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Fourth pharyngeal pouch

Known as: Fourth branchial pouch 
A paired invagination of embryonic pharyngeal endoderm, which form the superior parathyroid glands.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Branchial cleft anomalies are the second most common head and neck congenital lesions seen in children. Amongst the… Expand
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVES To determine the presentation of third or fourth branchial pouch anomalies in various age groups of children and… Expand
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVES To describe a new method of treatment of the fourth branchial pouch sinuses by laser endoscopic coagulation of the… Expand
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2004
2004
Third and fourth branchial pouch anomalies are rare and usually present as lateral neck masses, abscesses or with acute… Expand
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2003
2003
Most of the congenital anomalies of the branchial apparatus are from the second arch, pouch, and cleft; some are from the first… Expand
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2000
2000
Acute suppurative thyroiditis is an uncommon infectious disease affecting mainly children and young adults (1). Recurrent acute… Expand
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1998
1998
Abstract Between 1986 and 1995, 128 patients were treated for various head and neck congenital malformations at Saint-Luc… Expand
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1995
1995
A case of lymphoepithelial cysts (LECs) in the mediastinum, manifested radiographically by paratracheal air collection, is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We present a retrospective study of 106 patients with branchial cleft and pouch anomalies who presented to the Hospital for Sick… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
The fourth branchial pouch sinus is a congenital anomaly which most frequently manifests itself by recurrent episodes of neck… Expand
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