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Nasopharyngeal Polyp

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Choanal polyp; Nasopharyngeal polyp; Nasopharynx Polyp; Polyp in nasopharynx; Polyp of Nasopharynx; Polyp of the Nasopharynx
SNOMED CT: Polyp in nasopharynx (373610002); Nasopharyngeal polyp (373610002); Choanal polyp (30677002)


A benign exophytic growth that arises from the nasopharynx. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVNasopharyngeal Polyp

Professional guidelines


Staricha KL, Ali HM, Stokken JK
Am J Rhinol Allergy 2023 Mar;37(2):153-161. doi: 10.1177/19458924221145256. PMID: 36848283
Patel N, Maddalozzo J, Billings KR
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2014 Aug;78(8):1400-4. Epub 2014 Jun 16 doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.06.009. PMID: 24972938
Kennedy DW
Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012 Mar-Apr;2(2):93-4. doi: 10.1002/alr.21043. PMID: 22489044

Recent clinical studies


D'Oliveiro JJ, Chong AW
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2023 Nov;132(11):1483-1486. Epub 2023 Mar 20 doi: 10.1177/00034894231159325. PMID: 36941748
Chang SS, Halushka M, Meer JV, Goins M 3rd, Francis HW
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2008 Feb;72(2):261-4. Epub 2007 Nov 19 doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2007.10.003. PMID: 18023885
Shenoy MM, Girisha BS, Bhandari SK, Peter R
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007 May-Jun;73(3):179-81. doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.32742. PMID: 17558051
Liao T, Tseng RJ, Chen W
Taiwan Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi 1973 Sep;72(9):503-6. PMID: 4520345
Irvine GS
J Laryngol Otol 1969 Sep;83(9):939-42. doi: 10.1017/s0022215100071164. PMID: 5811018

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