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Management of a laryngeal venous malformation with Nd:YAG laser and bleomycin sclerotherapy.

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Summary of "Management of a laryngeal venous malformation with Nd:YAG laser and bleomycin sclerotherapy."

Literature describing neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) photocoagulation and sclerotherapy for laryngeal venous malformations (VMs) is sparse. Here we present a case in which an extensive laryngeal VM in a 28-year-old female was managed through a combination of four serial Nd:YAG laser photocoagulation sessions and four bleomycin injections over the course of 2 years. The treatment plan resulted in resulted in noticeable lesion ablation, mucosalization, and significant improvement in symptoms. To our knowledge, this case is the first instance of bleomycin injection specifically into a laryngeal VM reported in the English medical literature. Laryngoscope, 2019.

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Name: The Laryngoscope
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