A lateral cervical cyst, presumably of branchial origin, was found to contain gastric epithelium. This is an extremely rare condition and, to our knowledge, represents the first such report in a branchial cyst. The literature is reviewed and speculations are made with respect to the embryologic and clinical implications of this anomaly.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Medical Laboratory Technology