So-called hairy polyps or teratoid tumors of the nasopharynx.

Two new cases of hairy polyp of the nasopharynx, one with congenital atresia of the left carotid artery, are added to 111 cases that have already been reported. Unlike trigerminal neoplastic teratomas, the hairy polyps are derived from two germ cells, the ectoderm and mesoderm. They are composed of a conglomeration of disorganized and disorderly tissues… CONTINUE READING