The Surgical Treatment of Laryngeal Trauma

Masahiro Tanabe
1996 Koutou (THE LARYNX JAPAN)  
The Surgical Treatment of Laryngeal Trauma Masahiro Tanabe Surgical management of the injured larynx is described. Laryngeal injuries are classified as external or internal, depending on the cause of injury. External injuries include penetrating and blunt traumas. Internal injuries include acute intubation trauma, chronic subglottic stenosis due to prolonged intubation, web formation after endoscopic laryngeal surgery, and so on. Clinical features of each external laryngeal trauma differ from
more » ... e another. Multiple procedures may be necessary to improve laryngeal function. Five cases of external laryngeal trauma are demonstrated. In contrast, intubation granuloma and laryngeal web may be treated with a distinct policy. Surgical procedures for these conditions are described.
doi:10.5426/larynx1989.8.2_134 fatcat:x6uh237dfnap5l37lysmplyj4i