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Second branchial cleft cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Painless right neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Cystic lesion with thin enhancing wall at the right retromandibular space, between the anterior aspect of the SCM and cervical great vessels.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with 2nd branchial cleft cyst which is the most common type of this branchial anomaly.  

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Case information

rID: 62541
Published: 21st Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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