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CASE REPORT

Congenital Hairy Polyp Associated with Cleft Palate—A Rare Entity

S Gokul, Veda Hegde, Kaveri Hallikeri

Keywords : cleft palate, dermoid, lipoma, teratoma,Hairy polyp

Citation Information : Gokul S, Hegde V, Hallikeri K. Congenital Hairy Polyp Associated with Cleft Palate—A Rare Entity. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (1):46-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1042

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Hairy polyps are common congenital benign lesions of oro and nasopharynx containing elements of both ectodermal and mesodermal origin. However, their occurrence in palate is quite rare. Here we present a case of hairy polyp associated with palatal cleft in an eight months old female infant. We discuss the clinicopathological features, etiology, proposed theories related to its formation and its significance.


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