Endoscopic coblation assisted laryngo pharyngeal corrosive stricture adhesiolysis-the first of its kind

Authors

  • Krishna Kumar Kuppurajan Department of ENT, Global Health City, Perumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sangeetha T. Sachithanandam Department of ENT, Global Health City, Perumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20170679

Keywords:

Corrosive, Coblation, Pharynx, Stricture

Abstract

Corrosive pharyngeal strictures without significant damage to esophagus and stomach were rarely reported. Here we report a case of corrosive acid poisoning with laryngopharyngeal strictures suffering for 39 years with difficulty in breathing, swallowing, phonation and sleep for whom endoscopic coblation assisted stricture adhesiolysis was done which was the first of its kind to our knowledge. As early as 5th postoperative day tracheostomy was decannulated, and the patient was able to swallow soft solids without maneuvers, liquids without nasal regurgitation, breathing via naturalis, phonating with normal neck position and a good sleep with no recurrences in 12 months follow up.

Author Biography

Krishna Kumar Kuppurajan, Department of ENT, Global Health City, Perumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Department of ENT

JUNIOR CONSULTANT

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Published

2017-02-20

How to Cite

Kuppurajan, K. K., & Sachithanandam, S. T. (2017). Endoscopic coblation assisted laryngo pharyngeal corrosive stricture adhesiolysis-the first of its kind. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 5(3), 1142–1144. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20170679

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