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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 147503, 3 pages
Case Report

Congenital Tongue Base Cyst Presenting with Laryngeal Stridor in Youth: A Case Report

ENT Head and Neck Surgery Department, Hassan II University Hospital, 30000 Road Sidi Hrazem, BP 1893 Fez, Morocco

Received 14 May 2012; Accepted 26 July 2012

Academic Editors: Y. Baba, K. Morshed, and M. S. Timms

Copyright © 2012 Zouheir Zaki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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