Young’s Modified Operation in the Treatment of RelapsingEpistaxis in Hereditary Teleangiectasia

Authors: J. Kastner;  J. Betka;  Z. Kuchynková
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorinolaryngologie a chirurgie hlavy a krku 1. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha, katedra otorinolaryngologie IPVZ, přednosta a vedoucí katedry prof. MUDr. J. Betka, DrSc.
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, , 2001, No. 4, pp. 253-255.


S u m m a r y:
We present the case of a 65-year-old man with severe epistaxis under the diagnosis ofhereditary haemorrhagic teleangiectasia. We performed Young’s modified procedure (closure ofnostrils). This presents a not well known surgical procedure of epistaxis in patients with severesymptoms of HHT. In the article we present the surgical techniques and the follow-up 12 monthsafter the operation.

Key words:
hereditary haemorrhagic teleangiectasia (HHT), severe epistaxis, Young’s modifiedprocedure.

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Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
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