HEAD AND NECK CLINIC. Isolated neurofibroma of the tongue presenting as a papilloangiomatous mass

Dutta, Mainak; Ghatak, Soumya
February 2011
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p58
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article describes the case of a 37-year-old man who experience a growing swelling on the right part of the tongue base. The swelling mass was screened with a provisional papilloma diagnosis while the tongue was being monitored for neurofibroma, which was determined as isolated. Isolated neurofibroma can be fought by cutting off the swelling part that causes the condition, resulting to low risks of recurrence of the disease.


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