DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20160961

Undifferentiated carcinoma of parapharyngeal space in 8 year old female child: a rare case presentation

Ramesh Kadela, Sonia Jindal, Pooja Arya, Niranjan Nagaraj, Deepchand Lal, Deepchand Lal

Abstract


Parapharyngeal space tumors represent only 0.5% of all head and neck tumors. Out of which, 80% are benign and 20% are malignant. Tumor must be at least 2 cm in size before bulge or abnormality is palpable. We report a case of 8 year old female child who presented with bulge in right tonsillar region. 


Keywords


Undifferentiated carcinoma, Parapharyngeal space, Pterygoid space

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