Year 2015, Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 78 - 80 2015-07-04

Spontaneous uvula hematoma: an unusual case

Hacer Baran [1] , Ozan Gokdogan [2]

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Hematomas in upper aerodigestive tract are not rare especially in patients with cardiologic conditions.Without comorbidities, it can also be seen after trauma cases. Sponatenous hematoma is a rare clinical condition that needs detailed evaluation especially for hematologic and immunologic disorders. We describe a case with spontaneus uvula hematoma. We describe a case with spontaneus uvula hematoma, without a history of trauma and anticoagulant therapy. We also discussed the management strategies. This patient with those findings, appears to be the firts case that was published in the English-language literature.

Spontaneous, hematoma, uvula
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Author: Hacer Baran
Institution: Departement of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Park Hospital, Bursa
Country: Turkey


Author: Ozan Gokdogan
Institution: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Memorial Hospital, Ankara
Country: Turkey


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