Lymphangioma of Nasopharynx in an Adult: A Rare Case
Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research,
Lymphangiomas are rare benign congenital malformations of the lymphatics, most often encountered during childhood. Generally they are found in the head and neck region, isolated involvement of the nasopharynx is very rare. Our patient had a nasopharyngeal lymphangioma which aggravated his chronic otitis media. The surgical excision of mass was performed by a combined transoral and transnasal endoscopic approach. Histopathological evaluation revealed the diagnosis as lymphangioma. After a follow-up of 1 year the patient is free of recurrence.
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