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A white male infant presented with a tongue mass that had been observed since birth without any change in size. The child had normal development and weight gain. On examination, the tongue mass, measuring approximately 0.5 × 0.5 cm, was located the mid-dorsum of the tongue 2 cm anterior to sulcus terminalis linguae. The pedunculated mass had a smooth surface the same color as adjacent mucosa. The mass was painless and firm on palpation. The mass was completely excised below the peduncle and submitted for histopathologic examination.
Majumder A, Ulualp SO, Timmons C. Tongue Mass in an Infant. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(8):773-774. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.1033