Heterotopia of the tonsil

Deepa Bhargava*, R. Raman, Rashid Khalfan Al Abri, Bharti Bushnurmath

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The histopathological finding of heterotopias or choristoma is rare. This paper describes two patients who presented with chronic recurrent tonsillitis and underwent tonsillectomy. Histological examination revealed heterotopic cartilage in the tonsil of one patient and bone in that of the other.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-612
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1996


  • Bone
  • Cartilage
  • Choristoma
  • Tonsil

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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