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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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.
In this report, we described the diagnosis and successful management of 2 cases of second branchial cysts in adult Amazon parrots, one likely originating from a remnant of the second branchial cleft and the other from a remnant of the second branchial pouch.
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.
2) Neonates with large branchial pouch anomalies have presented with stridor.
The second branchial pouch gives rise to the palatine tonsil and tonsillar fossa.
Ohri AK, Ohri SK, Singh ME Evidence for thyroid development from the fourth branchial pouch.
The third branchial pouch gives rise to the thymus and the inferior parathyroid glands, and these structures follow a common route during embryogenesis through part of the neck to their final location.
2) Since then, others have reported similar processes that are believed to be anomalies originating from the fourth branchial pouch.