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Anomalies in the development of the pharynx are quite rare, no more than 1% among all its diseases. First of all, this is the non-closure of the soft palate, which leads to a violation of the function of swallowing (ingestion of food and liquids in the nasopharynx and nasal cavity) and the function of speech - open nasal. On examination, the sagittal cleft of the soft palate in the middle of it is determined, often the uvula is absent or vice versa bifurcated. Surgical treatment of this anomaly is plastic soft palate.

The following developmental anomaly is associated with the non-closure of the second branchial fissure and the formation of a branching canal leading from the supramondial fossa deep into the soft palate. Such a channel is called sinus tourtual and has a certain value in the pathogenesis of paratonsillar abscesses. Other pathological manifestations from this anomaly are not observed.

The third kind of anomalies is associated with non-closure of the embryonic canals and the possible formation in adults of the middle and lateral fistulas (cysts) of the neck. These channels originate in the pharynx and extend to the lower parts of the neck.
The middle channel (ductus thyreoglossus) - from the root of the tongue through the body of the hyoid bone to the thyroid gland. He, with its non-closure, forms a median cyst of the neck. The other canal originates in the piriform sinus of the larynopharynx and falls down along the sternocleidomulus (ductus thymopharyngeus), a lateral cyst of the neck can form from it. Both cysts can manifest themselves after an infection or neck injury, when a tumor formation appears, painless, mobile, gradually increasing in size. Further, it is usually suppurated and emptied through a fistula on the skin. This is repeated at regular intervals.

The treatment of this pathology is surgical - removal of the neck cysts, while in the case of the median cyst, resection of the hyoid bone body is mandatory, otherwise there may be relapses.

Thus, all the above developmental anomalies do not constitute a threat to the patient’s life or serious health problems, however, as a rule, they require surgical treatment.
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