Larynx and hypopharynx
Benign tumors

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 March 2018, last major update November 2013

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Teflonoma

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Teflonoma. website. Accessed August 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Teflon used to correct unilateral laryngeal paralysis; rarely infiltrates into soft tissues of neck and larynx
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Foreign body granulomatous reaction with birefringent material
Additional references