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 IJOHNS  Vol.6 No.3 , May 2017
A New Modality of Treatment for Adult Laryngeal Haemangioma by Coblation: A Case Report
Abstract: Few adult haemangiomas of larynx have been reported. Most common presentations are in infants where the incidence is about 4% - 5% [1]. In children they resolve by age of five whereas in adults they do not regress. In children the most common modality of treatment is by propranolol. In adults, there are various modalities of surgical excision by laser excision with Co2 or KTP and electrocautery assisted excision. We are presenting a case of adult laryngeal haemangioma that presented with blood-tinged sputum on coughing since 8 months and we managed with micro laryngeal surgical excision by coblation without any complications.
Cite this paper: Deenadayal, D. , Naveen Kumar, B. , Vidyasagar, D. and Praveen, T. (2017) A New Modality of Treatment for Adult Laryngeal Haemangioma by Coblation: A Case Report. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 6, 23-27. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2017.63005.
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