Elongated Uvula Causing Chronic Cough: Role of the Modified Uvulopalatoplasty Procedure.

OBJECTIVE A subset of patients previously diagnosed with idiopathic chronic cough were found to have an elongated uvula contacting the laryngeal surface of the epiglottis and inducing a cough reflex. These patients were successfully treated with an in-office modified uvulopalatoplasty procedure (mUPP) at our institution. We aim to further categorize this… CONTINUE READING