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Suprahyoid pharyngotomy for excision of laryngeal venous malformation

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : Ear, Nose and Throat Journa

Source : Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, Volume 91, Number 1, p.E4 (2012)

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Keywords : adult, Arteriovenous Malformations, article, case report, computer assisted tomography, congenital blood vessel malformation, dyspnea, gadolinium, histopathology, hoarseness, human, human tissue, Humans, laryngoscopy, Larynx, larynx disorder, larynx injury, larynx venous malformation, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, male, nose feeding, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, postoperative edema, snoring, sternocleidomastoid muscle, suction drainage, suprahyoid pharyngotomy, surgical technique, throat surgery, Tomography, tracheotomy, Veins, X-Ray Computed, Young Adult

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : ENT

Year : 2012

Abstract : We report an uncommon case of symptomatic venous malformation of the larynx in a 22-year-old man, and the successful surgical management thereof. A detailed radiologic investigation of the lesion was done, followed by surgical excision via a suprahyoid pharyngotomy using cold instruments. Long-term follow-up was maintained, and the patient had subjective and objective resolution of his symptoms and signs at 3 years postoperatively. We conclude that radiology can reveal hitherto unsuspected extensions of vascular malformations in the neck and that surgical excision is a viable mode of treatment in upper aerodigestive venous malformations. © 2011, Vendome Group, LLC.

Cite this Research Publication : U. K. Menon, Deepthi, N. V., and Menon, I. R., “Suprahyoid pharyngotomy for excision of laryngeal venous malformation”, Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 91, p. E4, 2012.

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