hairy polyp

A benign congenital malformation of young, often female children arising from ecto- and mesodermal totipotent cells in the nasopharynx, oropharynx and tonsils
DiffDx Intranasal glioma, rhabdomyosarcoma, meningoencephalocele, Rathke pouch cyst, pharyngeal hypophysis, craniopharyngioma

hairy polyp

Teratoid tumor, dermoid tumor of nasopharynx A benign congenital malformation of young, often ♀ children arising from ecto- and mesodermal totipotent cells in the nasopharynx, oropharynx and tonsils DiffDx Intranasal glioma, rhabdomyosarcoma, meningoencephalocele, Rathke pouch cyst, pharyngeal hypophysis, craniopharyngioma

hair·y pol·yp

(hār'ē pol'ip)
A tissue mass arising from a more slender stalk with a piliated appearance; usually found in the oral cavity.
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Hairy polyp of oropharynx: case report and literature review.
The differential diagnoses of such a mass include nasal glial heterotopia (nasal glioma), nasal dermoid cyst, encephalocele, hamartoma, choristoma, hairy polyp, and fetal rhabdomyoma.
Dermoids, or hairy polyps, are rare lesions affecting the head and neck region.