Epipharyngeal cysts were removed by KTP/532 laser from a 54-year-old male and a 68-year-old male. The chief complaint of both patients was a sensation of a foreign body on the epipharynx. MRI revealed a lateral cyst on the right wall of the epipharynx in both patients. Each cyst had a smooth surface and a high intensity signal in T2 weighted pulse sequences. The symptoms totally disappeared, and no recurrence of cysts had been observed for 3 months and more after treatment. The application of KTP/532 laser extirpation to epipharyngeal cysts caused little bleeding and no obvious complications.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1995 Jan 1|
- 532 laser
- epipharyngeal cyst
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