branchial pouch


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branchial pouch

[′braŋ·kē·əl ′pau̇ch]
(zoology)
In cyclostomes and some sharks, one of the respiratory cavities occurring in the branchial clefts.
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Neonatal vs delayed-onset fourth branchial pouch anomalies: Therapeutic implications.
Shidara and colleagues described 2 cases of nasopharangeal cyst and considered them to originate from dorsal portion of 2nd branchial pouch.
Based on the anatomic location of the mass, clinical presentation, imaging and histopathologic characteristics, a diagnosis of branchial pouch cyst, similar to second branchial cyst type II-III reported in humans, was made.
Branchial pouch sinus tract from the pyriform fossa causing acute suppurative thyroiditis, neck abscess, or both: CT appearance and the use of air as a contrast agent.
Fourth branchial pouch sinus with recurrent deep cervical abscesses successfully treated with trichloroacetic acid cauterization.
2) Neonates with large branchial pouch anomalies have presented with stridor.
7) Embryologic anomalies of the fourth branchial pouch are rare.
The first branchial cleft becomes the external auditory meatus, and the first branchial pouch gives rise to the middle ear and eustachian tube.
Ohri AK, Ohri SK, Singh ME Evidence for thyroid development from the fourth branchial pouch.