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Pharyngeal involvement of antrochoanal polyp
  1. Marco Berlucchi1,
  2. Nader Nassif1,
  3. Luca O Redaelli de Zinis2
  1. 1 Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
  2. 2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Marco Berlucchi, Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Spedali Civili, Piazza Spedali Civili 1, Brescia 25123, Italy; marco.berlucchi{at}

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A 5-year-old boy presented with a 9-month history of right nasal obstruction and foreign body sensation in the throat. Intraoral examination revealed a large, soft, translucid mass sited behind the uvula (figure 1) and hanging from the rhinopharynx. Nasal endoscopy showed a polyp into the middle meatus that extended posteriorly through the right choana into the …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Institutional Review Board of Spedali Civili of Brescia-Italy.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.