A pedunculated dermoid polyp in the oropharynx

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Oropharyngeal dermoids are an unusual manifestation of germ cell tumours. Exceedingly rare, they can cause considerable morbidity in infancy, particularly in the post-natal period and by anatomical location, may be the source of considerable aero-digestive compromise. We present the peculiar case of a young girl with a pedunculated dermoid polyp, lateralised to the tonsillar fossa with a likely missed diagnosis in early infancy.

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