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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 57--60

Tessier number 30

1 Department of Plastic Surgery, Medical College, Trivandrum, India
2 Department of Pathology, Medical College, Trivandrum, India

Correspondence Address:
Manesh Senan
'Dhanush' MRA A22 LIC Lane, Kallampally, Medical College PO, Trivandrum, Kerala - 695 011
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.32666

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Group 30 cleft of Tessier classification of craniofacial clefts is supposedly one of the rarest clefts seen. This case presented in a most interesting and bizarre fashion - a neck swelling becoming prominent on coughing. The associated finding was even more amazing and rare - a congenital foregut duplication cyst in the neck. We proceed to discuss the rarity of such a case and the possibility of this being one of first few of its kind.


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