Tonsillar lipoma: a case report
Published online by Cambridge University Press: 29 June 2007
Benign tumours of the tonsils are rare. Only a few cases of tonsillar lipoma have been previously reported. The case of a pedunculated polypoid lipoma of the palatine tonsil in a 44-year-old Japanese woman is presented. The ‘polyp’ was excised and an histopathological examination was carried out. The ‘polyp’ contained dilated lymphatics in the dense fibrous connective tissue beneath the overlying mucosal epithelium and below the mature fat tissue with intervening strands of fibrous tissue.
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- The Journal of Laryngology & Otology , Volume 109 , Issue 7 , July 1995 , pp. 662 - 664
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