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branchial

[′braŋ·kē·əl]
(zoology)
Of or pertaining to gills.
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Radiological studies and aspiration cytology are unreliable in differentiating complicated branchial cysts from FDCS presenting as a cyst.
Marsupializacion and iodine sclerothrapy of a branchial cyst in a horse.
Key words: branchial cyst, carcinoma, neoplasia, avian, umbrella cockatoo, Cacatua alba
The term branchial cyst was first coined by Ascherson in 1832.
In this location, branchial cyst could have been a potential differential diagnosis.
Pearls and pitfalls in the management of branchial cyst. J Laryngol Otol 2004; 118(12):946-50.
Based on the anatomic location of the mass, clinical presentation, histopathologic characteristics, and CK-positive immunolabeling, the diagnosis was branchial cleft cyst, similar to second branchial cyst type II-III reported in humans.
However, it is the persistence of intervening ectoderm that gives rise to branchial cyst. The branchial fistula results from break down of the endoderm, usually in the second pouch.
Less common pathologic conditions which can give rise to swelling in this region are due to thyroglossal cyst, branchial cyst, epidermal cyst and soft tissue tumors.
The histogenesis of the branchial cyst. Am J Pathol 1967;50(3):533-47.
We report a case of a 2 day old child presenting with nasopharyngeal branchial cyst causing stridor.
The patient was tentatively diagnosed with a branchial cyst.