glossectomy


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glossectomy

(ɡlɒˈsɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the tongue
Translations
glossectomia

glos·sec·to·my

, glossosteresis
n. glosectomía, excisión parcial o completa de la lengua.
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In June 2012 he underwent a subtotal glossectomy which involved removing 90% of his tongue.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), tonsillectomy, mandibular osteotomy, tracheotomy, laser assisted uvulopalasty, reduction of glossectomy, internal and external nasal reconstruction, and the upper and lower jaws advancement are commonly known as surgical treatment options (4,5).
He underwent multiple odontectomy and partial glossectomy and continues to undergo behavior therapy and on-demand splints and restraints.
The present case was successfully treated by partial glossectomy and appears to be the first report of lingual rhabdomyosarcoma in cattle (Bos indicus).
In September 2012, the patient had undergone a mandible split, total glossectomy, total laryngectomy, right modified radical neck dissection from levels I through V with sacrifice of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and selective left-sided neck dissections from levels I through IV.
Surgical options for OSA management depend on the levels of obstruction that include septorhinoplasty, palatal surgery, maxillofacial surgery, hyoid suspension, infrahyoid myotomy, mandibular advancement, mandibular osteotomy, midline glossectomy, and tracheostomy.
All patients had undergone partial glossectomy with a gross clear margin of 1cm.
2012), Prosthodontic Rehabilitation for Total Glossectomy with a Magnetic Detachable Mandibular Tongue Prosthesis: A Clinical Report.
A number of surgeries are utilized to treat patients with OSA due to hypopharyngeal obstructions, including: partial glossectomy, genioglossus advancement, lingual tonsillectomy, and submucosal minimally-invasive lingual excision (SMILE).
Owing to the otherwise good health of the patient, a total glossectomy with bilateral modified radical neck dissections and flap reconstruction was performed.
The patient's medical history was complex, with a history of subtotal CH resection with tracheostomy at 4 days old, followed by multiple debulking operations and a glossectomy over the following four years.