Persistent Acute Onset Macroglossia Treated with Compression Therapy.

Journal Article

Acute macroglossia, while rare and often limited in duration, can present significant management challenges. The anatomic position of the tongue, which can result in airway compromise in cases of enlargement, contributes significantly to difficulty with management. We review several management options for persistent acute onset lingual macroglossia and present a novel noninvasive management technique in a case which was refractory to several strategies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Johnson, SM; Brown, CS; Puscas, L

Published Date

  • 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2017 /

Start / End Page

  • 6402413 -

PubMed ID

  • 29085692

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5611878

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2090-6765

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1155/2017/6402413


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States