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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 31(3); 1988 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1988;31(3): 517-20.
A Case of Cartilaginous Choristoma on Posterior Tonsillar Pillar
Sun O Chang, MD1, Sang Hoo Park, MD1, Man Kee Paik, MD1, and Je Geun Chi2
1;Department of Otolaryngology, 2;Pathology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea
後口蓋弓에 發生한 軟骨性 分離腫 1例
張善吾1 · 朴尙侯1 · 白萬基1 · 池堤根2
서울大學校 醫科大學 耳鼻咽喉科學敎室1;病理學敎室2;

The term choristoma is applied to microscopically normal cells or tissues that are present in abnormal location. The choristoma in the oral cavity is rare disease. Recently a case of cartilaginous choristoma attached to the right posterior tonsillar pillar in oral cavity was encountered in the 2 year and 7 month old girl. Histopathological study showed hyaline cartilage, smooth muscle, fat, mucous gland. This paper was attempted to report the case with a brief review of literature.

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