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February 1976

Cricopharyngeal Myotomy for Dysphagia in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

From the departments of otolaryngology of the University of Toronto and of Toronto General Hospital, Toronto.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(2):115-116. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780070093015

• A case of dysphagia secondary to oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy is described. On the basis of the patient's clinical condition, radiographic and manometric findings, a cricopharyngeal myotomy was performed, resulting in relief from dysphagia.

(Arch Otolaryngol 102:115-116, 1976)

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