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August 1957

Laryngeal Papillomata: A Surgical Technique for the Removal of Multiple Obstructive Recurrent Papillomata of the Larynx

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1957;66(2):233-235. doi:10.1001/archotol.1957.03830260119013

This is a follow-up report on a technique which was presented before the American Laryngological Association's annual meeting in March, 1955. At that time the discussion which followed did not indicate that much hope was held for the permanency of the good result obtained. It is now over three years since the operation was performed and the patient remains free of all evidence of any recurrence. It is for this reason that I am bringing to the attention of this symposium on laryngeal papillomata a review of the technique used.

Report of Case  A woman, aged 35, had a history of 14 hospital admissions for the removal of laryngeal papillomata via laryngoscopy since 1942.The pathological reports of tissues removed were always laryngeal papillomata, with no evidence of malignant changes.When first seen by me, the patient had dyspnea and the glottis was filled with growths hiding any view of

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