Research Article                                                                         

Muthanna Medical Journal
Volume 2, Issue 2, December 2015, Pages 76–82
 

Raid M. AL-Ani1*, Saad M. AL-Fehadawi2

*Corresponding Author: Raid M. AL-Ani: raedalani2003@yahoo.com
1Department of Surgery/ENT, College of Medicine/University of Anbar 2Department of Surgery/Surgery/cardiovascular, College of Medicine/University of Anbar
Received 05 July 2015; Accepted 10 November 2015; Published 28 December 2015 Copyright © 2015 RA.
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Abstract

Anomaly of 2nd arch is the commonest among branchial arches anomalies and manifests as branchial sinus in majority of cases while branchial fistula is seldom to occur. We present a case of left branchial fistula in a 9 years old boy, which was confirmed by a fistulogram. The tract was completely excised by combined surgical approach with excellent outcome.
Keywords: Arch, branchial, cleft, complete branchial fistula, fistula, sinus, Anbr

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