What Is Papilloma? A Papilloma is a benign tumor. It grows in an outward direction. It can develop anywhere on the body. Papilloma in larynx is benign tumour of the Larynx that is epithelial in origin. Laryngeal papilloma is most common in children upto 5 years. These tumors are not malignant. They are usually not considered dangerous unless it causes discomfort or pain. Surgery is done to remove a papilloma. According to Wikipedia Papilloma refers to a benign epithelial tumor growing exophytically (outwardly projecting) in finger-like fronds. Papillomatosis is a condition of having multiple Continue Reading…..
Acute epiglottitis is a common cause of severe sore throat and feeding difficulty in children mostly in between 2-6 years of age. It is an acute inflammation and edema of the supraglottitis mainly the epiglottitis, confined to supraglottic structure, Epiglottis, Aryepiglottic folds and Arytenoid region It may also can occur in adult. It is an laryngeal infections. So at first you need to know some thing about larynx. I am going to tell you about that in short. Its incidence Continue Reading…..
What is adenoid: At the junction of the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx there are some aggregated collection of Lymph node, known as Waldeyers ring. Adenoids or the Nasopharyngeal tonsil is part of them. In my previous post I show you the Juvenile Nasopharyngeal tumour. Today I am going to introduce with you the Enlarged Adenoid. Usually it is a protective part of our body system. But an Hypertrophy of the nasopharyngeal tonsils sufficient to produce symptoms most Continue Reading…..
Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma is a benign tumour consists of fibrous tissue with a variable proportion of vascular tissues occur in the nasopharynx of mainly prepubertal and adolescent male. At first Hippocrates described this tumour in the 5th century BC but Friedberg first used the term Angiofibroma in 1940. Other titles (eg, nasopharyngeal fibroma, bleeding fibroma of adolescence, fibroangioma) have also been used. It accounts for only 0.05% of all head and Neck tumor’s, but yet dangerous. It used to happen Continue Reading…..