Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Treatment of a subepiglottic cyst with formaldehyde injection in a horse

de Mattos Guttmann, PaulaT. Ramos, MárciaVasconcelos Costa Lobato, GabrielaAugusto Barroso Lessa, Daniel

Subepiglottic cysts may cause airway obstruction and/or dysphagia. Intralesional formaldehyde application has been successfullydone using double application. This paper describes treatment using a single application. This procedure minimizes complicationsrelated to scar tissue formation and general anesthesia, and allows earlier return to athletic activity.

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