Alexander J, Matthews A, West G, Chang P. Tumors of the pharyngomaxillary space. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1989;89(3):329. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19184.108.40.2069.
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A bulging of the soft palate should alert one to the possibility of a mass in the pharyngomaxillary space. Work-up includes CT scan or MRI and possible needle aspiration. Open biopsy should be avoided. Benign, mixed tumors are most commonly encountered. Surgical excision by external approach is generally advocated.
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