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respiratory papilomatosis in childrens

M L Scatolini, A Cocciaglia, C G Pérez, H A Rodríguez
OBJETIVES: To describe our experience in reconstructive laryngeal surgery in patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). INTRODUCTION: RRP is a rare laryngeal disease requiring multiple surgical endoscopic interventions during its course. These interventions may cause secondary lesions that may compromise airway patency. Open larynx reconstructive surgery, as tracheostomy, is a procedure considered to potentially favor extralaryngeal papilloma dissemination...
December 2018: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
O G B Nwaorgu, A A Bakari, P A Onakoya, K J Ayodele
BACKGROUND: Recurrent respiratory papilomatosis (RRP), the most common benign neoplasm of the larynx, usually results in upper airway obstruction that is most often misdiagnosed as lower airway disease in children. The prevalence of RRP and various aspects of its clinical course are still unknown with a dearth of literature on this in Nigeria. This study aims at presenting the clinical profile of RRP as seen in the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. METHODOLOGY: A retrospective study of 43 cases of histologically confirmed RRP over a fifteen-year period in the Otorhinolaryngology Department of the University College Hospital Ibadan...
July 2004: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
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