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24 November 2022: Articles

A Rare Presentation of Recalcitrant Oropharyngeal Stenosis in a 54-Year-Old Male Patient Following Transoral Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)

Pietro Canzi A* , Eugenia Maiorano B , Fabio Sovardi C , Matteo Nardo B , Antonio Occhini C , Marco Benazzo A

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.937123

Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e937123

Table 2. Therapeutic options for oropharyngeal stenosis: review of the literature.

AuthorsPrevious surgeryNo. of patientsTreatment
Lin et al []5 Single level surgery (11/39 patients)Multilevel surgery (28/39 patients)39Minor surgery to lyse the scar tissue + triamcinolone injections
Muderris et al []6 Multilevel surgery2Z-plasty; minor surgery to lyse the scar tissue + triamcinolone injections
Hay et al []7 Single level surgery – oropharyngeal transoral robotic surgery122Stenosis dilation
Santos et al []8 Single level surgery – tonsillectomy2Intralesional triamcinolone
Prager et al []14 Multilevel surgery4Pharyngoplasty + intralesional triamcinolone
McLaughlin et al []15 Multilevel surgery – adenoidectomy + tonsillectomy5Jejunal free flap, pharyngoplasty, intralesional triamcinolone
Tompkins et al []16 Single level surgery – tonsillectomy1Bilateral buccal myomucosal grafts
Haller et al []17 Multilevel surgery – adenoidectomy + tonsillectomy2Sternocleidomastoid myocutaneous flap
Banerjee et al []18 Multilevel surgery – adenoidectomy + tonsillectomy1Tissue expander

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923