Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2012, Article ID 934968, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/934968
Case Report

Right-Sided Pyriform Sinus Fistula: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Division of Otolaryngology, The University of Vermont, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA

Received 3 October 2011; Accepted 18 October 2011

Academic Editors: M. Berlucchi, W. Issing, A. Kakigi, K. Morshed, and H.-W. Wang

Copyright © 2012 Rachel B. Cain et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. Liberman, S. Kay, S. Emil et al., “Ten years of experience with third and fourth branchial remnants,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 685–690, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. S. Godin, D. B. Kearns, S. M. Pransky, A. B. Seid, and D. B. Wilson, “Fourth branchial pouch sinus: principles of diagnosis and management,” Laryngoscope, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 174–178, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. Wasson, S. Blaney, and R. Simo, “A third branchial pouch cyst presenting as stridor in a child,” Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. W12–W14, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. K. D. Pereira, G. G. Losh, D. Oliver, and M. D. Poole, “Management of anomalies of the third and fourth branchial pouches,” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 43–50, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. James, C. Stewart, P. Warrick, C. Tzifa, and V. Forte, “Branchial sinus of the piriform fossa: reappraisal of third and fourth branchial anomalies,” Laryngoscope, vol. 117, no. 11, pp. 1920–1924, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  6. K. Nicoucar, R. Giger, H. G. Pope Jr., T. Jaecklin, and P. Dulguerov, “Management of congenital fourth branchial arch anomalies: a review and analysis of published cases,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 1432–1439, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  7. M. Hamoir, P. Rombaux, A. S. Cornu, and P. Clapuyt, “Congenital fistula of the fourth branchial pouch,” European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, vol. 255, no. 6, pp. 322–324, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. R. A. Sofferman and H. L. DeLozier, “Pyriform sinus fistula: an unusual cause of recurrent retropharyngeal abscess and cellulitis,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 95, no. 4 I, pp. 377–382, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. S. Mukerji, H. Parmar, M. Ibrahim, and C. Bradford, “An unusual cause of recurrent pediatric neck abscess: pyriform sinus fistula,” Clinical Imaging, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 349–351, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  10. L. Neff, D. Kirse, and T. Pranikoff, “An unusual presentation of a fourth pharyngeal arch (branchial cleft) sinus,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 626–629, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  11. M. Shrime, A. Kacker, J. Bent, and R. F. Ward, “Fourth branchial complex anomalies: a case series,” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 1227–1233, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C. W. Ryu, J. H. Lee, H. K. Lee, D. H. Lee, C. G. Choi, and S. J. Kim, “Clinical usefulness of multidetector CT fistulography of branchial cleft fistula,” Clinical Imaging, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 339–342, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  13. K. H. Kim, M. W. Sung, S. H. Oh, T. Y. Koh, and I. S. Kim, “Pyriform sinus fistula: management with chemocauterization of the internal opening,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 109, no. 5, pp. 452–456, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. Stenquist, C. Juhlin, G. Astrom, and U. Friberg, “Fourth branchial pouch sinus with recurrent deep cervical abscesses successfully treated with trichloroacetic acid cauterization,” Acta Otolaryngologica, vol. 123, no. 7, pp. 879–882, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus