Histopathological examination of the surgical specimen showed typical features of a lymphangiectatic fibrolipomatous polyp.
They sometimes carry different names such as lymphangioma, hamartomatous tonsillar polyp, lymphangiomatous polyp, lymphangiectatic fibrous polyp, lymphangiectatic fibrolipomatous polyp, and so on according to their stromal components (2).
lymphangiomatous, lymphangiectatic, telangiectatic and keloidal variants among others.
2), 1 telangiectatic and 5 lymphangiectatic variants were documented.
Reports in the literature use different nomenclature when referring to these lesions, such as tonsillar lymphangiomatous polyp, angioma, angiofibroma, fibrolipoma, polypoid tumor containing fibroadipose tissue, hamartomatous tonsillar polyp, and lymphangiectatic fibrous polyp.
Lymphangiectatic fibrous polyp of the palatine tonsil: a report of three cases.
There are also several lymphedematous variants, best classified according to their association with ectatic lymphatics (lymphangioma-like KS and lymphangiectatic
KS) or due to the accumulation of dermal and/or intradermal edema (bullous KS).