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Parapharyngeal lipoma

  • Rajesh S. Kakani (a1), Sudhir Bahadur (a1), Subrindra Kumar (a1) and D. A. Tandon (a1)

Abstract

Lipomatous tumours of the parapharyngeal space are rare. A case of lipoma of the parapharyngeal space is reported for its rarity, characteristic radiological findings, and effect on growth of the facial bones.

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Dr Sudhir Bahadur, Department of Otolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansarinagar, NewDelhi-110 029, India.

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Parapharyngeal lipoma

  • Rajesh S. Kakani (a1), Sudhir Bahadur (a1), Subrindra Kumar (a1) and D. A. Tandon (a1)

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