11) In one, the cyst was located just lateral to the tonsil, and in the other just behind the palatopharyngeal
In Group D, the index finger was used to press the PLMA into and advance it around the palatopharyngeal curve.
In Group I, the introducer tool was attached to the PLMA, a single-handed technique was used to press the PLMA into and advance it around the palatopharyngeal curve and the tool was then removed.
Effect of articulation therapy on palatopharyngeal
closure, movement of the pharyngeal wall, and tongue posture.
Areas of concentration include palatopharyngeal
function, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and oculofacial defects.
His Mallampati score was 4, his thyromental distance was 4 cm, and his tonsils did not extend beyond the palatopharyngeal
There have been case reports of palatopharyngeal
arch injuries requiring surgical interventions during the use of GlideScope (34).
We report a case of palatopharyngeal
wall perforation with the GlideScope[R].
The pharyngeal flap considered to be the "workhorse" flap in treating congenital velopharyngeal insufficiency--has been described in the literature as a reconstructive option following palatopharyngeal
resections, (8) commando procedures, (9) buccopharyngectomies, (10) subtotal or total palatectomies, (2) and palatal resections.
Because the vessel appeared to be not directly submucosal on examination by office flexible nasopharyngoscopy, we felt that it would be possible to create a carefully raised flap with the palatopharyngeal
muscles by sphincter pharyngoplasty.
To interrupt some of the sphincteric action of the palatopharyngeal
and nasopharyngeal musculature, in order to increase the patency of the nasopharyngeal airway.
There is a palatal cleft in 35% of patients, and an additional 30 to 40% have congenital palatopharyngeal