Osteoradionecrosis of the hyoid induced by combined modality therapy for laryngeal carcinoma

J. S. Robertson, E. E. Frauenhoffer, J. Stryker, B. Schaitkin, D. E. Velkley, J. D. McGinn

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Abstract

Contemporary management of laryngeal carcinoma often incorporates multiple modalities of therapy. We report a case of osteoradionecrosis of the hyoid bone in a patient treated with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy for a supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma. A discussion regarding pathophysiology, radiation dosimetry and treatment options is also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)578-581
Number of pages4
JournalEar, Nose and Throat Journal
Volume74
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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