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Laryngoplasty using mucous membrane graft

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Various methods of treating laryngeal stenosis have been described in the literature. The usual techniques are Skin grafting insertion of stents or moulds or repeated dilatation. A permanent tracheostomy is often the final answer. The buccal mucous membrane has been used as a graft in two of our cases. The results with this method are satisfactory.

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Correspondence to Baburao B. Patil.

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Paper read at the 28th Annual conference of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India held in Calcutta in January, 1976.

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Patil, B.B. Laryngoplasty using mucous membrane graft. Indian J Otolaryngol 28, 155–156 (1976).

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