Shukla S

Departments of Pathology, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, DMIMSU, Sawangi, Wardha, Maharashtra, India


  • Case Report   
    A Type‑II First Branchial Cleft Anomaly Presenting as a Post‑Auricular Salivary Fistula: A Rare Presentation
    Author(s): Jain S*, Deshmukh PT, Gupta M and Shukla S

    First branchial cleft anomalies are rare with the average age of presentation as 19 years. There is an average delay of 3.5 years between initial presentation and adequate treatment due to diagnostic dilemma. A very rare variant of first branchial cleft anomaly presenting as a post‑auricular salivary fistula is reported. A 12‑year‑old girl presented with a history of intermittent watery discharge, more so at the time of meals from a right post‑auricular opening for last 3 years. Computed tomography sialography revealed a fistulous tract connecting the sub segmental duct of the parotid gland extending along the pre‑tragus region in subcutaneous plane up to mastoid tip after passing inferior to external auditory canal. Superficial parotidectomy with identification of f.. Read More»

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