Document Type

Report

Department

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Abstract

We describe a six month old boy with a mass in the left tonsil. It was present since birth and was enlarging progressively. It was completely excised. Histopathology showed a choristoma of neural origin composed of glial cells--astrocytes in a fibrillary background, and a choroid plexus. Immunohistochemistry confirmed the findings.

Publication

Journal of Pakistan Medical Association

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