Rare benign tumors: laryngeal and hypopharyngeal lipomata.

@article{Jungehuelsing2000RareBT,
  title={Rare benign tumors: laryngeal and hypopharyngeal lipomata.},
  author={Markus Jungehuelsing and Ralf Fischbach and Claus Pototschnig and Hans Edmund Eckel and Michael Damm},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2000},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={301-5}
}
Lipomata of the larynx and the hypopharynx are very rare benign lesions; as they look macroscopically like retention cysts, their diagnosis is usually made after surgery. Sometimes, lipomata of the hypopharynx become very large and life-threatening. Plain fluoroscopy and fluoroscopy aided with barium often fail to depict the lesion if it is localized subepiglottically; standard barium swallow examination and computed tomography allow an accurate diagnosis to be made in many cases, although… CONTINUE READING
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