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November 1944


Arch Otolaryngol. 1944;40(5):427-430. doi:10.1001/archotol.1944.00680020527012

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(The scientific program was presented by the department of otolaryngology of the University of Illinois.)

Histopathology of the Nasal Mucosa of Older Persons. Presented by Dr. A. R. Hollender.  This article was published in full in the Archives of Otolaryngology (40:92 [Aug.] 1944).

Post-Thyroidectomy Bilateral Laryngeal Paralysis Complicated by Myxedema and Hypoparathyroidism. Presented by Paul H. Holinger.  Increased interest in the problem of bilateral paralysis of the vocal cords associated with thyroidectomy may be accredited to the operation devised by King. Proper restoration of function is primarily a surgical problem. However, medical aspects of the problem require more attention than is generally directed toward them, and in many instances may be responsible for the success or the failure of the surgical procedure.The accidental section of both recurrent laryngeal nerves in itself usually indicates that an extensive operative procedure has been done. Consequently, one may expect to find associated with

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