Hamartomas of the oro- and nasopharyngeal cavity in infancy: two cases and a short review
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Oro- and nasopharyngeal masses are rare in infancy and consist of developmental anomalies and, mostly benign, neoplasms.
We report two infants with a tumour in the ear–nose–throat region.
As shown by our cases, the clinical presentation of an oropharyngeal mass in infancy varies from respiratory insufficiency at birth to incidental finding by the parents a few months after birth.
KeywordsHamartoma Oropharyngeal neoplasms Dermoid Hairy polyp
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