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OK-432 sclerotherapy in head and neck lymphangiomas: Long-term follow-up result

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Authors
Yoo, Jae Chul; Ahn, Youngjin; Lim, Yune Syung; Hah, J. Hun; Sung, Myung-Whun; Kim, Kwang Hyun; Kwon, Tack-Kyun
Issue Date
2009-01
Publisher
MOSBY-ELSEVIER
Citation
OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY; Vol.140 1; 120-123
Abstract
INTRODUCTION: Nonsurgical treatments, such as sclerotherapy have been attempted for head and neck lymphagiomas. Of the available sclerosing agents, picibanil has shown satisfactory short-term treatment results in many studies, but no study has presented long-term treatment results. Accordingly, in the present study, the authors retrospectively reviewed the long-term treatment results of picibanil sclerotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty-five lymphangioma patients who underwent picibanil sclerotherapy were enrolled. Data about initial and long-term response, recurrence, and excision rate were collected. RESULTS: Initial response rates were 83.5 percent and long-term response rates were 76.3 percent. CONCLUSION: initial and the long-term response rate were equally good for lymphangioma. (C) 2009 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0194-5998
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/78553
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otohns.2008.10.026
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