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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology

A rare case of oropharyngeal angiomyolipoma

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Author Details: Kanica Chaudhary, Veena Ramaswamy, Kinjal Majumdar, Rachana Prasad, Vishal Rao

Volume : 6

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-6792

Print ISSN : 2394-6784

Article First Page : 151

Article End Page : 154


The authors here present a rare case of angiomyolipoma arising in the oropharynx. The tumor was found in a 55-year-old man, not associated with tuberous sclerosis. Histopathologic examination of the tumor revealed an admixture of numerous smooth muscle cells, mature adipose tissue and numerous thin –walled capillaries and thick-walled vessels. Both histological and immunohistochemical findings were typical for tumors of the mucocutaneous angiomyolipoma group.

Keywords: Angiomyolipoma, Oropharynx, Tumor, Excision, Lateral pharyngotomy.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2394-6792.2019.0028