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Case Example - Teflon Injection for Laryngeal Paralysis 29 year followup

last modified on: Thu, 08/17/2023 - 12:56

CT images from 2011 (29 years after teflon injection)

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return to: Teflon Injection for Laryngeal Paralysis or Injection Laryngoplasty for Vocal Fold Paralysis and Glottic Incompetence

Not all teflon injections have unfavorable long-term outcomes. A motor vehicle accident in 1982 with torn aortic resulted in left sided laryngeal paralysis treated with teflon injection to the left vocal cord in 1982. A good vocal result has persisted without change since then.