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CLINICAL CASE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 80-82

Laryngeal spindle cell lipoma with unspecific radiological finding: A case report


Otorhinolaryngology Department, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
MD Manal Bukhari
O.R.L. Department King Abdulaziz University Hospital King Saud University P.O. Box 245, Riyadh 11411
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-8491.274664

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Laryngeal and hypopharyngeal lipomas are a rare forms of benign laryngeal neoplasm. Spindle cell lipoma is an uncommon histological variant of benign lipoma .This article present a case of spindle cell lipoma, where the patient presented with symptoms of feeling of a mass like ball in the airway without dysphagia,. Examination showed a pedunculated soft tissue mass coming from posterior wall of left pyriform sinus with unspecific finding on CT scan, The mass was excised completely with microlaryngoscopy cold dissection. Histopathology diagnosis came as spindle cell lipoma .With a review of the literature regarding the pathogenesis and treatment .


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