Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 3

Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy: An Unusual Site

Palak Shroff Bhatti1* and Balgopal Kurup2

1Consultant ENT and Head Neck Surgeon, Mumbai University, India
2Junior Consultant Pediatric ENT, Wadia Children’s Hospital, MUHS University, India

*Corresponding Author: Palak Shroff Bhatti, Consultant ENT and Head Neck Surgeon, Mumbai University, India.

Received: February 06, 2023; Published: February 24, 2023


Fibrous hamartoma of infancy is a rare entity typically occurring in the first two years of childhood. So far head and neck contributes to only 6.5 percent of total cases. Diagnosis is by characteristic features in radiology and histopathology. Meticulous surgical excision is the treatment of choice with an excellent prognosis. We present a case report of Fibrous hamartoma of Infancy (FHI) at a tertiary pediatric care centre in a 2 year old male presenting in the parotid space. Post MRI imaging the patient underwent a surgery following which the diagnosis was confirmed with immunohistochemistry of the histopathology specimen. Postoperative period was relatively uneventful. Hence accurate radiodiagnosis in the form of MRI and meticulous surgical excision teamed with tissue diagnosis is the mainstay in achieving the optimum results.

Keywords: Hamartoma; Infancy; Parotid, Surgery; Immunohistochemistry; Facial Nerve


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Citation: Palak Shroff Bhatti and Balgopal Kurup. “Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy: An Unusual Site".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.3 (2023): 51-54.


Copyright: © 2022 Palak Shroff Bhatti and Balgopal Kurup. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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