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Lingual harmatoma in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16709333     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Lingual tumours are uncommon in infants and harmatomas are rarely reported. A 5-month-old boy presented with a growth on the dorsum of the tongue which had been present from birth. The growth produced no respiratory or feeding difficulties. It was confirmed to be a harmatoma after complete excision. There has been no recurrence.
E A Ameh; P M Mshelbwala; A H Rafindadi; A H Farindadi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0272-4936     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-19     Completed Date:  2006-07-25     Revised Date:  2006-08-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Hamartoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Tongue Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Erratum In:
Ann Trop Paediatr. 2006 Sep;26(3):263
Note: Farindadi, AH [corrected to Radindadi, AH]

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