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Title: Velopharyngeal stenosis, a late complication of radiotherapy
Authors: Shashinder, Singh ;Lee, S.C.;Tang, I.P.;Singh, A.;Kumar, S.S.
Issue Date: Dec-2009
Source: Volume 36, Issue 6, pp. 709 - 711
Journal title: Auris Nasus Larynx
Abstract: Choanal stenosis has recently been recognized as a late complication of radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. The management of velopharyngeal stenosis is challenging with high risk of restenosis. We report a case of velopharyngeal stenosis post-radiotherapy and illustrated the use of mitomycin-C to prevent restenosis. Mitomycin-C application has being shown useful adjunct to surgical technique in managing nasopharyngeal stenosis for surgeons.
URI: https://elibrary.cclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/cclhdjspui/handle/1/1928
DOI: 10.1016/j.anl.2009.02.002
Pubmed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19304419/
ISSN: 0385-8146
Publicaton type: Journal Article
Keywords: Drug Therapy
Cancer
Radiotherapy
Study or Trial: Case Series and Case Reports
Appears in Collections:Oncology / Cancer

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