Peter J. Koltai MD, FACS, FAAP

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  • Postcricoid hemangioma presenting as dysphagia - A report of 4 cases ARCHIVES OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY Discolo, C. M., Koltai, P. J. 2004; 130 (12): 1420-1422


    Hemangiomas involving the postcricoid region of the hypopharynx are rare. This report reviews our experience with 4 cases of postcricoid hemangioma, including a set of twin siblings. All patients underwent panendoscopy. All patients were managed nonsurgically. Three patients did well with dietary modification. One patient, with multiple medical problems, remains partially dependent on her gastrostomy tube. To our knowledge this report represents the largest series in the literature and the first to describe similar lesions in twin siblings. This report highlights the importance of a complete fiberoptic office examination of children who present with symptoms of dysphagia or aspiration.

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