Case Report

Investigation on the occurrence of Hairy Polyp and Choristoma in Oral Cavity: A case study

Fernando CN, Abeyratne WMSD, Tilakaratne WM and Siriwardena BSMS*

Published: 17 August, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 041-045

Hairy polyp and choristoma are rare benign developmental malformations. Hairy polyp mainly occurs in the nasopharynx whereas choristoma occurs in the dorsum of the tongue. Aetiology and pathogenesis of both hairy polyp and choristoma still remain unknown. Diagnosis is made by histological examination and complete excision is the treatment of choice. We report a case of hairy polyp and choristoma on the palate and the dorsum of the tongue respectively in a seventeen days old baby.

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Choristoma; Palate; Tongue; Hairy polyp; Newborn


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