CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2007; 40(01): 57-60
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1699181
Case Report
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

Tessier number 30

G. Senan Manesh
Departments of Plastic Surgery
kumar Padma
Departments of Plastic Surgery
K. T. Jisha
Pathology, Medical College, Trivandrum, India
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Publication Date:
15 January 2020 (online)


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.