Polypoid lipoma of the palatine tonsil.

Abstract

A polypoid, pedunculated tumour of the left palatine tonsil was incidentally detected in a 42-year-old female. It was composed of mature fat and was covered by a nonkeratinizing squamous epithelium with an underlying rim of fibrous tissue. The literature on tonsillar lipoma is reviewed and the differential diagnosis of polypoid lesions of the tonsil is… (More)

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