Volume 16, Number 2, June 2004

Lymphoepithelial Cyst of the Palatine Tonsil

Shigeo Tanaka,1 Hiroyuki Okada,2 Yoshiaki Akimoto,1 Hirotsugu Yamamoto,2 Jun Shibutani,1 Akinori Hikiji1

1Department of Oral Surgery, and 2Department of Pathology, Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo, Matsudo, Chiba, Japan

A rarely encountered pedunculated lymphoepithelial cyst of the palatine tonsil causing respiratory disturbance in a 56-year-old man is reported.

Key words: Cyst, Palatine tonsil

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;16:123-125.
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