Hairy polyp of the oropharynx. A case report with speculation on nosology.

  • Martin Sexton
  • Published 1990 in The American Journal of dermatopathology


The hairy polyp of the oronasopharynx is a rare congenital malformation that has been classified as a dermoid, teratoid, teratoma, or hamartoma in the past. A case of oropharyngeal hairy polyp is presented that occurred in a male neonate with severe intermittent respiratory obstruction. The precise nosology of this unusual malformation is discussed, with… (More)


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