hemiglossectomy

hemiglossectomy

 [hem″e-glos-ek´to-me]
excision of half of the tongue.

hem·i·glos·sec·to·my

(hem'ē-glos-ek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.
[hemi- + G. glōssa, tongue, + ektomē, excision]

hemiglossectomy

(hĕm′ĭ-glô-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.

hem·i·glos·sec·to·my

(hem'ē-glos-ek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of half of the tongue.
[hemi- + G. glōssa, tongue, + ektomē, excision]

hemiglossectomy

Surgical removal of half the tongue, usually for cancer.

hem·i·glos·sec·to·my

(hem'ē-glos-ek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.
[hemi- + G. glōssa, tongue, + ektomē, excision]
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The type of resection should be modified as necessary, such as hemiglossectomy, partial glossectomy, segmental mandibulectomy, and partial maxillectomy (Figure 1, A through D).
The modern medical procedure that involves the removal of part of the tongue is called hemiglossectomy, and is used to treat oral cancer.
A 76-year-old female with past medical history of squamous cell cancer of the oral cavity status post hemiglossectomy with left anterolateral free flap, bilateral neck dissections, tracheostomy, and decannulation with gastrostomy tube placement, chemotherapy and radiation therapy presented with epigastric pain for 5 days.
The patient was operated on 4 years ago with a diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue (left hemiglossectomy) with no adjuvant therapy.
The surgical treatment could be hemiglossectomy, total laryngectomy and hypopharyngectomy with reconstruction and tracheostomy.
The patient was a 40-year-old man with a squamous cell carcinoma of the lateral border of the tongue who was undergoing a hemiglossectomy with elective neck dissection under general anesthesia.
Hemiglossectomy using monopolar diathermy is the conventional surgical treatment of choice for carcinoma of the tongue.
margin 5 SCC Buccal Grade III (high grade), LN mucosa involvement (4 LN) 6 SCC Retromolar Grade II, no LN involvement 7 SCC Floor of Grade II, no LN involvement mouth 8 MC Retromolar Grade III (high grade), LN involvement (5 LN) 9 SCC Lower Grade II, no LN involvement Alveolar margin 10 SCC Lower Grade II, LN involvement (2 LN) Alveolar margin No CD44 Treatment Relapse ng/ml 1 67.683 Hemiglossectomy, FND & Local recurrence after 13 Postop.
Surgical treatment hemimandibulectomy and hemiglossectomy had resulted in a large facial deformity.
Partial tongue removal to treat a stutter A modern medical procedure that involves the removal of part of the tongue is called hemiglossectomy and is used to treat oral cancer.
Hemiglossectomy was done and tissue was sent for histopathological examination.