Aspiration from delayed radiation fibrosis of the neck

David W Eisele, Deborah G. Koch, Antione Tarazi, Bronwyn Jones

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Abstract

An unusual case of delayed severe fibrosis of the soft tissues of the neck following radiation therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx resulting in dysphagia and recurrent aspiration is reported. The patient's case history, radiographic findings, and speech-language pathologic evaluation are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)120-122
Number of pages3
JournalDysphagia
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1991

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Keywords

  • Aspiration
  • Cinepharyngoesophagogram
  • Deglutition
  • Deglutition disorders
  • Radiation fibrosis
  • Squamous cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Gastroenterology

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