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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2012;23(2): 133-136.
후두부에 발생한 과오종 1예
김보해, 권성근
동국대학교 의과대학 일산병원 이비인후-두경부외과학교실
A Case of Hamartoma Arising in the Larynx
Bo Hae Kim, Seong Keun Kwon
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Dongguk University, Ilsan Hospital
Hamartoma is benign pathologic lesion that looks like a neoplasm. But actually hamartoma is derived from congenital developmental errors of mature tissue. That is a focal overgrowth of normal tissue components. Hamartomas have been reported as arising anywhere in the body, but rarely has it been found in the head and neck region. Above all, laryngeal hamartoma has been described few times. We report an unusual case of hamartoma located in the larynx. Epiglottis mass was found incidentally by gastrofibroscopic examination. After the mass was excised by $CO_2$ laser, pathologic diagnosis has confirmed the mass as hamartoma.
KEY WORDS: Hamartoma;Larynx;
중심 단어: 과오종;후두;
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