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Recurrent Laryngeal Hamartoma—An Unusual Cause of Apneic Spells: Case Report and Review of Literature

Nittala VK Mohan

Citation Information : Mohan NV. Recurrent Laryngeal Hamartoma—An Unusual Cause of Apneic Spells: Case Report and Review of Literature. Int J Head Neck Surg 2021; 12 (2):83-85.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1415

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Hamartomas are focal congenital malformations consisting of a focus of mature locally derived tissues with abnormal histological architecture. Laryngeal hamartomas are extremely rare with even <50 cases as well documented and reported in Indian literatures till now. Common symptoms associated with laryngeal hamartomas are stridor, dyspnea, hoarseness, and dysphagia. After endoscopic and radiological examination, excision of mass under video-endoscopic guidance remains the mainstay of treatment with a very good prognosis.

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