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July 1974

Oropharyngeal Inverted Papilloma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pathology, General Rose Memorial Hospital, and the University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1974;100(1):71-72. doi:10.1001/archotol.1974.00780040075018

Occurrence of an isolated inverted papilloma in the pharynx of a 38-year-old man establishes the ability of this lesion to originate beyond the confines of the nose and paranasal sinuses. The origin of inverted papilloma is ascribed to metaplasia from minor salivary gland ducts.