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March 1972

Papillary Hyperplasia of the Lingual Tonsil: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and the departments of pathology and otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;95(3):272-273. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770080414016

Papillary hyperplasia of the lingual tonsil simulating verrucoid carcinoma of the tongue is described in a patient who presented with dysphagia. This rare condition is only mentioned briefly in the literature. It should clearly be distinguished from malignancies of the same region.

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