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Unusual cystic hypopharyngeal mass in a child with obstructive symptoms.
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PMID:  22754834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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We present a rare case of a cystic posterior pharyngeal wall mass in a 5 year old child in whom prior surgery without biopsy led to considerable delay in both diagnosis and definitive treatment. The child presented with recurrent aspiration pneumonia, dysphagia and obstructed breathing from birth. Transoral wide excisional biopsy established the diagnosis of foregut duplication cyst. Only seven reported cases have been described in the English language literature till date.
Authors:
Mithun Roy; Vedantam Rupa; A N Deepthi; Jacob Chacko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0973-7707     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-03     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamilnadu 632004 India.
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