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Congenital absence of the epiglottis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
0165-5876
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
45
Issue
3
Pages
237–241
Identifiers
PMID: 9865440
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The congenital absence of the epiglottis is a very rare anomaly. We present a patient who has a complete absence of the epiglottis, illustrated with an endoscopic photograph, review the literature and discuss the management of patients with this condition.

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