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 IJOHNS  Vol.5 No.2 , March 2016
Nasopharyngeal Obstruction: A Rare Post Laser Assisted Tonsillectomy Complication
Abstract: Tonsillectomy once was a most common ENT procedure, being referred in past as the “bread and butter of otorhinolaryngologists” though not so commonly performed these days. The usual complications of this procedure have been haemorrhage-primary/reactionary/secondary, infection, tonsillar bed structures injury, and even death. With the advent of newer technologies like lasers, microdebriders, coblators, harmonic scalpel, radiofrequency, newer complications also arise. This case report focuses on one such complication of laser assisted tonsillectomy, not much spoken of in books.
Cite this paper: Morwani, K. , Patil, A. and Ahluwalia, G. (2016) Nasopharyngeal Obstruction: A Rare Post Laser Assisted Tonsillectomy Complication. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 5, 84-89. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2016.52014.
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