Hamartomatous Polyp of the Nasopharynx: A Rare Case Report

  • Amitav ShuklaEmail author
  • Trishna Kakad
  • Saloni Shah
  • Anita S. Bhaduri
Clinical Report


We report a case of a rare hamartomatous polyp originating from the left nasopharyngeal wall in a 4 year old female child. The characteristic microscopic appearance was neither fitting clearly into any of the known types of hamartomas i.e. epithelial, mesenchymal and mixed nor into the category of a teratoma.


Nasopharynx Young girl Hamartomatous polyp 


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Conflict of interest

There are no potential conflicts of interests.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institution.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants in the study (from parents as the child is 4 years old).


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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amitav Shukla
    • 1
    Email author
  • Trishna Kakad
    • 1
  • Saloni Shah
    • 1
  • Anita S. Bhaduri
    • 1
  1. 1.P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and MRCMumbaiIndia

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