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September 1979

Osteonecrosis of Hyoid Bone and Thyroid Cartilage

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology, Regional Medical College, Imphal, India.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(9):553-554. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790210051011

• A 55-year-old man with carcinoma of the right pyriform fossa was treated with cobalt therapy. Subsequently, osteonecrosis of the right greater horn and the right superior horn of the thyroid cartilage developed, followed by pathologic fractures of the processes and spontaneous expulsion of the sequestrae.

(Arch Otolaryngol 105:553-554, 1979)

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