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Solitary vallecular neurofibroma presenting with respiratory obstruction: an unusual presentation

Summary

An occurrence of vallecular neurofibroma with airway obstruction is extremely rare and to the best of our knowledge, no case report has been documented in the literature to date. Although microlaryngeal surgery with cold knife excision is the standard surgical procedure offered to patients of vallecular lesions, it can be successfully managed with the help of endoscopic coblation as later can provide a bloodless surgical field preventing the unmet need for the tracheostomy and reducing the postoperative morbidities.

  • head and neck surgery
  • otolaryngology / ENT

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