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Year: 2012  Vol. 16   Num. Suppl. 1  - May
DOI: 10.7162/S1809-977720120S1PC-054
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XXXIX CONVENTUS SOCIETAS ORL LATINA - Poster
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DESCRIBE THE CASE OF POLYP IN MIDLINE TONGUE BASE
DECRIBIR EL CASO DE POLIPO EN LÍNEA MEDIA DE BASE DE LENGUA
Author(s):
Horst Knecht, Thelma Martinez, Jose Paez, Nestor Cardozo, Alvaro Vicenty, Vidalia Cáceres
Abstract:

A male patient 13 years old, with a picture of about one year of evolution characterized by the tumor on the tongue with foreign body sensation in the throat, slow-growing, painless, with no other accompanying symptoms. He denies difficulty breathing, weight loss and fever. On physical examination finds tumor in the region base of the tongue midline, based on deployment in the same region, solid, well-defined edges, neither painful nor fluctuating. The rest of the physical examination without particularity. Scintigraphy is performed to rule out thyroid lingual. Excises a lesion with a return of pathological injury polypoid tongue base. CONCLUSION: The study of a head injury and neck should be systematic before performing surgical resection is essential to treat these types of patients so as to avoid unnecessary complications.

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