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Recurrent Neck Abscess Secondary to Pyriform Sinus Fistula: A Diagnostic Challenge

Prashant Jain, Ashish Prasad, Sarika Jain

Keywords : Branchial arch anomaly, Pyriform sinus fistula, Recurrent neck abscess

Citation Information : Jain P, Prasad A, Jain S. Recurrent Neck Abscess Secondary to Pyriform Sinus Fistula: A Diagnostic Challenge. Int J Head Neck Surg 2021; 12 (3):111-113.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1453

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 17-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Pyriform sinus fistula are rare branchial anomalies which can present as recurrent suppurative neck infections. There diagnosis and management can be challenging. Ignorance about this rare entity can delay the diagnosis and can increase the challenges for surgeon to achieve recurrence free curative excision.

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