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October 1976

Chromophobe Adenoma Manifesting as a Nasopharyngeal Mass

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Therapeutic Radiology (Drs Chessin and Urdaneta), Otolaryngology (Dr Smith), and Neurosurgery (Dr Van Gilder), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(10):631-633. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780150099009

• A 64-year-old woman had a sphenoid sinus tumor and nasopharyngeal mass verified to be a nasopharyngeal chromophobe adenoma with no evidence of sellar enlargement or involvement. The possibility that this mass arose from ectopic hypophyseal tissue located in the pharynx is proposed.

(Arch Otolaryngol 102:631-633, 1976)

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