Chloé Mégevand

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Between 1981–1999, 75 patients treated for supraglottic SCC with horizontal supraglottic laryngectomy (HSL) at the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department of Lausanne University Hospital were retrospectively studied. There were 16 patients with T1, 46 with T2 and 13 with T3 tumors. Among these, 16 patients (21%) had clinical neck disease(More)
INTRODUCTION White or false hellebore (Veratrum album) has a toxicological relevance because of the potential for misidentification of this plant as yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea). CASE SERIES We report a retrospective case series of 11 children (8-12 years) with accidental intake of V. album at a youth camp where they had collected herbs for preparing(More)
Madelung's disease, or benign symmetric lipomatosis, is an uncommon disease. It is an unencapsulated fatty infiltration which in rare cases extends into the perilaryngeal space and mediastinum. The authors present a case complicated by an obstructive syndrome and sleep apnoea syndrome, which was successfully treated by continuous positive airway pressure.(More)
Horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis (HGPPS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the absence of conjugate horizontal eye movements, and progressive scoliosis developing in childhood and adolescence, caused by mutations in the ROBO3 gene which has an important role in axonal guidance and neuronal migration. We describe two(More)
INTRODUCTION The use of vascularised composite free flaps (VCFF) has become a widely accepted method for primary reconstruction of mandibular defects. Adjuvant or neo-adjuvant radiotherapy (RTH) increases susceptibility to trauma and infections. The aim of this study is to compare the incidence of local complications after mandibular reconstruction with(More)
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