A pharyngeal hairy polyp causing neonatal airway obstruction : a case studyA pharyngeal hairy polyp causing neonatal airway obstruction : a case study
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Laboratory Experimental Medicine and Pediatrics (LEMP)
Translational Neurosciences (TNW)
International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. - Amsterdam
19(1990):2, p. 175-180
University of Antwerp
A case of neonatal respiratory distress due to an oropharyngeal hairy polyp is reported with its MRI assessment. The place of hairy polyps in the differential diagnosis of upper respiratory tract obstruction is discussed. Early and rapid diagnosis and treatment may be lifesaving for the newborn.