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Hyperextension fracture of the hyoid bone

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 June 2007

N. D. Padgham
Affiliation:
Department of E.N.T. Surgery, Whipps Cross Hospital, whipps Cross Road, London E11.
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Abstract

A case of hyperextension fracture of the hyoid bone is presented. The management is discussed, with reference to the mode of injury, emphasizing that symptomatic treatment only may be necessary. The literature is briefly reviewed.

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Copyright © JLO (1984) Limited 1988

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