volume 40, issue 4, Pe112-e114 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.05.017
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Alberto Garcia-Perla, Rodolfo Belmonte-Caro, Pedro Infante-Cossio, Macarena Muñoz-Ramos, Francisco Esteban-Ortega

Abstract: Infantile myofibroma is an uncommon fibrous tumour of infancy, usually present at birth. It is a rare cause of child airway obstruction, with only one neonatal case reported. We report an eight months age case which was referred to our Unit for increasing respiratory distress. CT scan showed a well defined margins mass measuring 7×5×5cm arising from the left parapharyngeal space and occupying the oropharynx. We performed a complete surgical resection through a transoral approach with no events during the surge…

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