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July 1932

TERATOID TUMOR OF THE PHARYNX: REPORT OF A CASE IN A FETUS OF SIX MONTHS

Arch Otolaryngol. 1932;16(1):46-49. doi:10.1001/archotol.1932.00630040053005
Abstract

The occurrence of pharyngeal teratoid tumors in the new-born is of sufficient rarity to demand that they be placed on record. In the literature of the past decade we have found the report of but three cases. Bulson1 described a case in which a pedunculated tumor attached to the left lateral pharyngeal wall produced symptoms of respiratory obstruction in an infant at the age of 5 weeks. The growth was successfully extirpated at the age of about 3 months. A similar tumor, in a girl of 3½ months, was described by de San Pio.2 The growth was the size of a "dove's egg" and was attached to the left lateral nasal pharynx. Owing to its elongated pedicle, the tumor was visible below the uvula, and on coughing was presented in the mouth. The growth was excised. An adequate histopathologic examination unfortunately was not reported, so that exact

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