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Chondromyxoid fibroma of the posterior pharyngeal wall

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A case report of chondromyxoid fibroma arising from the posterior pharyngeal wall, is presented. The literature on chondromyxoid fibroma is reviewed.

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Kukreja, H.K., Sharma, M.L. & Bapna, A.S. Chondromyxoid fibroma of the posterior pharyngeal wall. Indian J Otolaryngol 31, 80–81 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02994174

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  • Occipital Bone
  • Posterior Pharyngeal Wall
  • Chondroma
  • Unusual Site
  • Tarsal Bone