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Use of the laryngeal microdebrider blade in treating Teflon-induced vocal fold granuloma: A case report

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December 1, 2009
by Heitham Gheriani, FRCSI, FRCSC, Mohammad Habibulla Khan, MRCSI, and John D. Russell, MCh, FRCSI


Vocal fold granuloma induced by polytef (Teflon) injection is rare. This condition requires surgical intervention in order to restore the voice. In this report, we discuss the use of an endoscopic laryngeal microdebrider blade in successfully treating this condition. To the best of our knowledge, this procedure has not been previously described in the literature.

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