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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 30(5); 1987 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1987;30(5): 766-70.
A Case of Huge Hypopharyngeal Cavernous Hemangioma
Kyung Shik Suh, MD, Hyoung Kwan Joo, MD, and Hong Shik Choi, MD
Department of Otolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
거대한 하인두 해면상혈관종 1례
서경식 · 주형관 · 최홍식
연세대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실
ABSTRACT

Cavernous hemangioma of hypopharynx and oropharynx is a very rare disease. The symptoms vary depending upon the size, location, degree of ulceration and secondary infection of the mass. Several lesions obstructing the upper airway to differentiate the hypopharyngeal hemangioma are retropharyngeal hematoma, retropharyngeal abscess, lipoma, neulilemmoma, neurofibroma hemangioendothelioma, large pedunculated laryngeal polyp, esophageal polyp and carcinoma. Treatment of the hypopharyngeal hemangioma are ① conservative ② radiotherapy ③ sclerosing agent ④ embolization ⑤ cryosurgery ⑥ CO2 laser ⑦ steroid ⑧ surgical removal and the combination of above procedures. Recently we have experienced a case of huge cavernous hemangioma originated from the medial wall of left pyriform sinus and removed sucessfully with suspension laryngoscopy. We report this case with review of literatures.

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