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VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2011 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Hairy Polyp of Nasopharynx

Digvijay Singh, Ajit Daharwal, Hansa Banjara, Sutanu Sarkar

Keywords : Hairy polyp,Nasopharynx,Adult

Citation Information : Singh D, Daharwal A, Banjara H, Sarkar S. Hairy Polyp of Nasopharynx. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2011; 4 (3):149-151.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1097

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Hairy polyps are rare benign congenital malformations occurring in the nasopharynx or oropharynx. They arise during early embryogenesis and are invariably benign. They usually present at or soon after birth with signs of airway obstruction or feeding difficulties. Hairy polyps rarely present in older patients and only few cases have been reported in adults. We report a case of hairy polyp of nasopharynx in a 22-year-old female.


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