Fourth Branchial Anomaly Presenting with a Lateral Neck Mass in a Neonate

Tae-Kyung Yoo, Soo-Hong Kim, Hyun-Young Kim, Kwi-Won Park


Branchial cleft anomalies are an important differential diagnosis in congenital neck masses in infants. The third and fourth branchial anomalies are rare branchial cleft anomalies, which are hard to differentiate. We report here an uncommon case of the fourth branchial anomaly that was presented as an asymptomatic neck mass in a neonate.


Branchial cleft anomalies; Neonate

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