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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain


Micro laryngeal surgery for benign laryngeal lesions


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Author Details : Smruti Swain

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2017

Article Page : 104-106


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Abstract

Micro Laryngeal Surgery (MLS) is a procedure where the larynx is seen with the help of endoscope and the view is magnified by use of an operating microscope. A minimally Invasive Technique, micro Laryngeal Surgery is a process that helps in the correction of the benign lesions of the larynx. This has numerous advantages in regard to delineating the extent of lesion and performing a satisfactory excision or biopsy. This is the procedure of choice in assessment as well as treatment of benign lesions of larynx.
Study group comprise of 46 patients with age group varying from 14-54 years. Various abnormalities were detected among these patients, vocal cord polyp being the commonest. Other pathologies were vocal nodule, Reinke’s Oedema, ventricular cyst, keratosis of larynx, intubation granuloma, and papilomatosis of larynx. MLS was performed by hydro dissection and micro flap technique. Recurrence was seen in 3 patients who were again subjected to MLS without any recurrence.

Keywords: Micro laryngeal Surgery (MLS), Benign lesions of larynx.

How to cite : Swain S, Micro laryngeal surgery for benign laryngeal lesions. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2017;3(4):104-106

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