Cite this page: Cartilaginous rest. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/bonecartilaginousrest.html. Accessed August 20th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Also known as wattle, cervical auricle, persistent branchial cartilage and cervical tab
- Represents abnormal development of embryonic branchial apparatus
- Usually present at birth as asymptomatic skin colored subcutaneous nodules, typically located on lower third of neck