Parapharyngeal space lipoma causing sleep apnoea.

Abdullah, B.J.; Liam, C.K.; Kaur, H.; Mathew, K.M. (1997) Parapharyngeal space lipoma causing sleep apnoea. The British journal of radiology, 70 (838). pp. 1063-5. ISSN 0007-1285

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Abstract

Lipoma of the parapharyngeal space is very rare, only three cases having been reported in the literature. A parapharyngeal space lipoma causing obstructive sleep apnoea has not been reported before. A 60-year-old man presented at the ear, nose and throat (ENT) clinic with a history of loud snoring associated with sleep apnoea secondary to a right parapharyngeal