Reviewer: Charu Thakral, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 June 2013, last major update February 2013
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- Rare, arises from oropharynx or nasopharynx
- Benign lesions containing ectodermal and mesodermal elements
- Symptoms depend on location and size
Protruding from left side of mouth
Left lateral oropharyngeal wall
Phalic on dorsal tongue
- Polypoid lesion of epidermis, hair follicles, sebaceous glands and eccrine sweat glands
- Variable adipose tissue, smooth muscle, striated muscle and cartilage in core
Mesodermal and ectodermal layers
End of Oral cavity > Congenital anomalies > Hairy polyp
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