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Vocal Cord Paralysis Following Percutaneous Embolization of a Vagal Paraganglioma

Rao Vishal, Purushottam Chavan, KS Raghavendra, M Ashok Shenoy

Citation Information : Vishal R, Chavan P, Raghavendra K, Ashok Shenoy M. Vocal Cord Paralysis Following Percutaneous Embolization of a Vagal Paraganglioma. Int J Head Neck Surg 2011; 2 (1):65-66.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1051

Published Online: 01-08-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Tumors of the head and neck region that frequently require embolization include meningiomas, paragangliomas and angiofibromas, owing to their rich vascularity. Serious complications following embolization are uncommon. We report an unusual case of vocal cord palsy following embolization.

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