The term branchial cyst
was first coined by Ascherson in 1832.
Key words: branchial cyst
, carcinoma, neoplasia, avian, umbrella cockatoo, Cacatua alba
I was cancer free, a man with a branchial cyst
which I should have removed when convenient.
In this location, branchial cyst
could have been a potential differential diagnosis.
However, it is the persistence of intervening ectoderm that gives rise to branchial cyst
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.
Pearls and pitfalls in the management of branchial cyst
We report a case of a 2 day old child presenting with nasopharyngeal branchial cyst
A differential diagnosis of lipoma, branchial cyst
, thyroglossal duct cyst, thymic cyst or Castleman's lymphoma cystic treatoma, plunging ranula, pericardial cyst should be kept in mind when dealing with cystic lymphangioma.
The patient was tentatively diagnosed with a branchial cyst
These cyst can neither be a branchial cyst
from second pharyngeal cleft nor be a Rathke's pouch.
The differential diagnosis includes branchial cyst
, thyroglossal cyst, dermoid cyst, lipoma, laryngocele, thyroid mass, and hemangioma.
: six patients of different age group(2-20 yrs) and different clinical presentations were found to have branchial cysts
9) The definitive treatment for a branchial cyst
is complete surgical excision.
On the basis of MR findings a possible diagnosis of left sided branchial cyst
with mediastinal extension was made.