This sessile tonsillar mass turned out to be a benign polyp on histologic examination.
GLOMUS VAGALE PROTRUDING INTO OROPHARYNX
This right pulsatile oropharyngeal swelling was associated with right hypoglossal paralysis and right vocal cord paralysis. An ill-defined right neck mass behind the angle of the jaw was not readily visible.
Subtraction digital carotid angiography revealed the presence of a large chemodectoma. The tumor was first embolized and at surgery, it was wrapped around the vagus nerve (Glomus Vagale).