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Comparison of anterior palatoplasty and uvulopalatal flap placement for treating mild and moderate obstructive sleep apnea

March 14, 2018  |  Suheyl Haytoglu, MD; Osman Kursat Arikan, MD; Nuray Bayar Muluk, MD; Birgul Tuhanioglu, MD; Mustafa Cortuk, MD

Abstract

We prospectively compared the efficacy of anterior palatoplasty and the uvulopalatal flap procedure for the treatment of patients with mild and moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Our study group was made up of 45 patients who had been randomly assigned to undergo...

Low-grade B-cell lymphoma presenting as a uvular mass

December 31, 2012  |  Ryan Walker, MD; Ryan Heffelfinger, MD

Abstract

Uvular enlargement may occur acutely as a result of infection, allergy, or trauma. Squamous cell carcinoma may present as a progressively enlarging uvular mass. Primary MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma of the uvula and a neuroendocrine tumor of the...

Elongated uvula

July 1, 2010  |  Tal Marom, MD, Yehudah Roth, MD, and Udi Cinamon, MD

Isolated uvulitis

August 1, 2007  |  Marc Cohen, MD; Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD; Christian Head, MD

A 46-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with an 8-hour history of progressive throat pain, dysphagia, and odynophagia. Of note, she had begun her day by taking a magnesium oxide supplement for the first time. She reported no fever, chills, shortness of breath, trauma, or recent...

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