Article Abstract

Phonosurgery debulking and pharmacological treatment of human papillomavirus patient with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis and vocal outcomes

Authors: Francesco Freni, Bruno Galletti, Natalia Catalano, Francesco Gazia, Rocco Bruno, Claudio Galletti, Francesco Galletti

Abstract

We are presenting this case, a 56-year-old woman, with laryngeal papillomatosis involving both vocal cords and anterior commissure, treated with cold phonosurgical debulking and laser CO2 surgery, with respect to the mucosa of anterior commissure, and cidofovir and indolo-3-carbinolo, in order to explain the physiopathological principles of the treatment, the surgical methods and the long term results (8 years and 6 months) in absence of sequelae and vocal outcomes.