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Among many causes of respiratory distress and feeding difficulties in the neonatal period, a tumor involving oropharyngeal region is very rare. But still rarer is the unique presentation of this case of teratoma tonsil with intermittent attacks of choking with cyanosis.
The "ancient" variant of schwannomas is a rare subtype of a benign encapsulated neoplasm of nerve sheath. A review of current literature has revealed several reported sites but not in the hypopharynx. Here we report such a hypopharyngeal tumour arising in a 32 year old man, paying particular attention to the potential diagnostic difficulties.
Cytological findings of subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn, a rare and transient disorder of neonates, is described in a 20-day-old male baby, who presented with a 2-week history of firm, erythematous nodules and plaques on the back and upper arms.