Foreign Body In TemporomandibularJoint Region
Received Date: May 29, 2013 / Accepted Date: Jul 23, 2013 / Published Date: Jul 30, 2013
Objective: The objective of this study is to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a new minimally invasive technique of coblation used in infants with epiglottic cyst.
Methods: 42 consecutive patients with epiglottic cyst underwent surgery by use ArthroCare ENT Coblator II Surgery System.
Results: All patients, including 29 males and 13 females, ranging in age from 1week to 4 years when surgery. All these patients recovered with no complications and was discharged from hospital in 7 days after surgery, no perioperative bleeding noted in any patient. The postoperative follow-up period ranged from 6 to 60 months, no recurrence was found during the follow-up examinations.
Conclusion: Use ArthroCare ENT Coblator II Surgery System for treatment of infant epiglottic cysts is simple, safe, and effective.
Keywords: Foreign body, Temporomandibular joint
Citation: Agarwal S, Jagade MV, Mishra A, Joshi S (2013) Foreign Body In TemporomandibularJoint Region. Otolaryngology 3: 137. doi:10.4172/2161- 119X.1000137 Doi: 10.4172/2161-119X.1000137
Copyright: © 2013 Agarwal S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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