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Second branchial cleft cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Painless right neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

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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