EURORAD ESR

Case 14399

Midline cervical sinus: a rare branchial anomaly.

Author(s)
Binston Thomas, Ajay Kumar Kamath, Binish Paul, Christina Joy.

Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences(KIMS)Thoothutty Junction, Kudamaloor, Kerala 686017; NO 542 9TH B MAIN 10TH B CROSS 560064 BANGALORE, India; Email:dr.binstonthomas@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 3 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Midline cervical lesion

    Midline lower cervical discharging opening with a nipple-like projection just cranial to the opening.

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: Image manipulation / Reconstruction; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasound
     

    Axial images: High resolution sonography demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Sagittal images: High resolution sonography demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT sinogram
     

    CT fistulography (Axial): demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane.

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Education; Special Focus: Congenital;

    CT fistulography (sagittal): demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane.

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Midline lower cervical discharging opening with a nipple-like projection just cranial to the opening.
 
Axial images: High resolution sonography demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane
 
Sagittal images: High resolution sonography demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane
 
CT fistulography (Axial): demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane.
 
CT fistulography (sagittal): demonstrated a short sinus tract measuring 1.8 cm in the subcutaneous plane.
 
 
 
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