Early squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue: comparing margins obtained from the glossectomy
specimen to margins from the tumor bed.
For large glossectomy
defects the surgeon is aiming to close the defect, minimize complications, and optimize speech and deglutition.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), tonsillectomy, mandibular osteotomy, tracheotomy, laser assisted uvulopalasty, reduction of glossectomy
, internal and external nasal reconstruction, and the upper and lower jaws advancement are commonly known as surgical treatment options (4,5).
The present case was successfully treated by partial glossectomy
and appears to be the first report of lingual rhabdomyosarcoma in cattle (Bos indicus).
In September 2012, the patient had undergone a mandible split, total glossectomy
, total laryngectomy, right modified radical neck dissection from levels I through V with sacrifice of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and selective left-sided neck dissections from levels I through IV.
Surgical options for OSA management depend on the levels of obstruction that include septorhinoplasty, palatal surgery, maxillofacial surgery, hyoid suspension, infrahyoid myotomy, mandibular advancement, mandibular osteotomy, midline glossectomy
, and tracheostomy.
All patients had undergone partial glossectomy
with a gross clear margin of 1cm.
Evaluation of open midline glossectomy
in the multilevel surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
(2012), Prosthodontic Rehabilitation for Total Glossectomy
with a Magnetic Detachable Mandibular Tongue Prosthesis: A Clinical Report.
A number of surgeries are utilized to treat patients with OSA due to hypopharyngeal obstructions, including: partial glossectomy
, genioglossus advancement, lingual tonsillectomy, and submucosal minimally-invasive lingual excision (SMILE).
Steckol, "Rehabilitation of swallowing and communication following glossectomy
," Rehabilitation Nursing, vol.