The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2014 , Vol 56 , Num 3
Congenital Hairy Polyp and Autoamputation in an Infant with Acute Otitis Media
Departments of 1Pediatrics and 2Pathology, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: Hairy polyp is a rare, benign tumor that frequently localizes in the nasopharynx and oropharynx. The embryogenesis of hairy polyp is not known precisely. The clinical profile can vary depending on the size and location of the tumor. In this report, we present a case with hairy polyp who was admitted with acute otitis media and completely recovered after spontaneous autoamputation. Keywords : congenital hairy polyp, autoamputation.
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