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Surgical management of trismus due to Oral Submucous Fibrosis — Lysis of fibrotic bands with the KTP-532 Laser

  • Mohan Kameshwaran
  • Dilip Raghavan
  • R. S. Anand Kumar
  • Sathiya Murali
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Abstract

Oral Submucous Fibrosis is an insidious, chronic disease affecting the oral cavity, sometimes the pharynx and rarely the tongue. 15 patients with Oral Submucous Fibrosis presenting with severe trismus were treated with lysis of the fibrotic bands with a KTP-532 Laser and adjunctive treatment with excellent results over a 12 month follow-up period.

Key words

Oral Submucous Fibrosis Trismus Fibrotic Bands KTP-532 Laser 

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohan Kameshwaran
    • 1
  • Dilip Raghavan
    • 1
  • R. S. Anand Kumar
    • 1
  • Sathiya Murali
    • 1
  1. 1.Madras ENT Research FoundationChennai - 600 004. Tamil NaduIndia

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