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Pediatric Tongue Base Surgery

  • Gi Soo Lee
    Affiliations
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

    Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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  • Umakanth Katwa
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    Corresponding author. 27 Intervale Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.
    Affiliations
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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      Tongue base is one of the most common sites of upper airway obstruction in patients with persistent obstructive sleep apnea after removal of adenoids and palatine tonsils.

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