Teflon injection therapy

Teflon injection therapy

ENT The injection of a Teflon-based paste lateral to the conus elasticus to 'medialize' a unilaterally paralyzed vocal cord  Applications Unilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis, minimal vocal cord atrophy, mobile cricoarytemoid, abductor spasmodic dysphonia, abnormal patency of eustachian tube, cricoarytenoid joint ankylosis
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