Lymphangiectatic Fibromatous Polyp of Tonsilla Palatina

Öztürk M., Topdağ M., Vural Ç., Mutlu A.

Causapedia, vol.3, pp.1-5, 2014 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : Causapedia
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5


Lymphangiomatous lesions are most frequently seen in head and neck region, and often located at the cheek, tongue, sublingual region, and hypopharynx. Lymphangiomatous polyps originating from the palatine tonsils are rarely seen. In this report, two female patients, one 12 and the other 56 years old, who were detected to have a mass on the surface of their palatine tonsils which was diagnosed as lymphangiectatic fibrous polyps histopathologically are being presented.