Branchial Cleft

 

branchial-remnants

 

Branchial Cleft

Branchial clefts/remnants are leftover structures from fetal development.  These lesions may be found along a track from the ear to the lower jaw and neck.  Surgical removal is advocated to reduce the risk of infection as well as improve the appearance.

Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr. Bastidas is a leader in craniofacial surgical procedures and serves the Long Island and greater New York region. Call us today at (516) 497-7900. We are looking forward to serving you and your family.