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October 1981

Glial Tissue in the Parapharyngeal Space

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology (Drs Broniatowski, Witt, and Shah), and Department of Pathology (Drs Galloway and Abramowsky), Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1981;107(10):638-641. doi:10.1001/archotol.1981.00790460050016

• A neonate had respiratory distress caused by a parapharyngeal space tumor composed of glial tissue. This entity is rare and may be difficult to diagnose. The origin of glial tissue in the neck is not well understood, since no anatomical extension has been shown.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1981;107:638-641)

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