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.
Hairy polyp of the oropharynx in a newborn: a case report.
The differential diagnoses of such a mass include nasal glial heterotopia (nasal glioma), nasal dermoid cyst, encephalocele, hamartoma, choristoma, hairy polyp, and fetal rhabdomyoma.
Congenital hairy polyps of the nasopharynx in association with cleft palate were diagnosed in two new born.
Dermoids, or hairy polyps, are rare lesions affecting the head and neck region.