Lymphoid Papillary Hyperplasia Arising from the Upper Portion of the Left Palatine Tonsil: A Case Report and Literature Review
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Lymphoid papillary hyperplasia of the tonsils is a rare, benign lesion and is characterized by a papillomatous appearance with reactive follicular hyperplasia. Our case was unique because the lesion involved the unilateral and focal palatine tonsil, as the lesion usually involves the bilateral and entire palatine tonsils.
KeywordsLymphoid papillary hyperplasia Palatine tonsil Squamous cell papilloma Condyloma acuminatum
We thank Ms. Keiko Mizuno, Mr. Kazuhiko Ohara, Ms. Kaoru Yasuoka, Ms. Yukari Wada, Ms. Hiroyuki Tsutsui for preparing the histological and immunohistochemical specimens. We would like to thank Editage (www.editage.jp) for English language editing.
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All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and the use of accompanying images.
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