Ulcerative lesion of the pharyngeal wall accompanied with pain and dysphagia was noted in a 33 year old male. All laboratory test were normal except for the activated fibrinolysin (plasmin) in the blood serum. Although the relationship between the ulcer and the plasmin concentration in the blood was undetermined, administration of an antifibrinolysin preparation (Ipsilon) cured the ulcer which did not respond to any other treatment.
A new born baby boy developed dyspnea due to obstruction of the nasal airway. A broad based, round tumor was found in the left nasopharyngeal wall and a part of the tumor was seen. behind the left tonsil. He also had a bean sized tumor in the left upper neck since birth Because of persistant dyspnea and nutritional problem, tracheotomy was performed on the eleventh. day. Nasopharyngeal tumor did not change its size but the neck mass increased rapidly and became cystic. Aspiration of the fluid from the neck cyst followed by iodized oil study revealed. isolated congenital cyst. This was removed on the 54 th day after birth. Histological diagnosis of this cyst was enterocystoma, a tumor arizing from the aberrent tissue of the gastric mucosa. Surgical excision of the nasopharyngeal tumor was Performed a month later. Soft palate was split and entire tumor was removed from the lateral pharyngeal wall. The histology of the tumor was papillary cystoadenoma. Postoperative course was uneventful and tracheostoma was closed at the age of 130 days. Tae child has no further trouble.