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Title: Local iatrogenic complications in nasopharyngeal rhinoscleroma
Authors: Dawlatly, E.E.
Anim, J.T.
Baraka, M.E.
Keywords: Adult
Case Report
Iatrogenic Disease
Nasopharyngeal Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Tracheal Diseases
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: Journal of Laryngology and Otology
Citation: Dawlatly, E. E., Anim, J. T., & Baraka, M. E. (1988). Local iatrogenic complications in nasopharyngeal rhinoscleroma. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 102(12), 1115-1118.
Abstract: The possible role of surgical manipulation in inducing local spread and cicatricial complications in rhinoscleroma is illustrated by the three cases discussed in this paper. This is especially so where its occasional presentation as polypoid lesions of the lower respiratory tract may mimic other more sinister lesions and lead to unwarranted invasive procedures by the unsuspecting clinician. The infective nature of the lesions must be appreciated and confirmed microbiologically for appropriate drug treatment to be used. The benefits of minimal surgical intervention are illustrated in the third case.
ISSN: 00222151
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