An Unusual Cause of Dysphagia: Hypopharyngeal Rhabdomyoma

  • Mehmet Düzlü Gazi Üniversitesi Kulak Burun Boğaz Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı
  • Alper Türkcan Gazi Üniversitesi Kulak Burun Boğaz Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı
  • Metin Yılmaz Gazi Üniversitesi Kulak Burun Boğaz Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı
  • Recep Karamert Gazi Üniversitesi Kulak Burun Boğaz Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı
  • Merve Yıldız Gazi Üniversitesi Kulak Burun Boğaz Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı
  • Caner Ercan Gazi Üniversitesi Patoloji Ana Bilim Dalı
Keywords: Extra-cardiac rhabdomyoma, hypopharynx, dysphagia

Abstract

Extra-cardiac rhabdomyomas are rare benign soft tissue tumors accounting for 2% of sk eletal muscle neoplasms. Oral cavity and pharynx are the most common sites for rhabdomyomas origina ting from the head and neck region. The presenting symptom for head and neck rhabdomyomas may change according to tumor size and location. The main treatment modality is total surgical excision.In this study, we aimed to report an adult hypopharyngeal rhabdomyoma case presenting with dysphagia and globus sensation and to discuss head and neck extra-cardiac rhabdomyomas reported in the literature.

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Published
2018-06-19