Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-17

Parapharyngeal space lipoma mimicking cystic hygroma

Department of Pediatric Surgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Aditya Pratap Singh
Near the Mali Hostel, Main Bali Road, Falna, Pali, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/njss.njss_22_16

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Parapharyngeal space (PPS) tumors constitute only 0.5%–0.8% of all tumors of which lipoma is the rarest. In general, lipoma is found just beneath the subcutaneous tissues. Here, we present a case of a 2-year-old female child with lipoma of the right PPS extending into the neck mimicking cystic hygroma on presentation.

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