Cysts arising from the III and IV pharyngeal pouches, although uncommon, are typical in their presentation. They occur in neonates, invariably in the left anterior neck and cause respiratory distress. Excision of the cyst with ligation of the tract at the level of the pyriform sinus is curative. Copyright (C) 2000 by W.B. Saunders Company.
- III and IV pharyngeal pouch cysts
- Neonatal neck masses
- Pyriform sinus cysts
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health