Tapia syndrome after repairing a fractured zygomatic complex: A case report and review of the literature

Varedi, P. and Shirani, G. and Karimi, A. and Varedi, P. and Khiabani, K. and Bohluli, B. (2013) Tapia syndrome after repairing a fractured zygomatic complex: A case report and review of the literature. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 71 (10). pp. 1665-1669.

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Abstract

Tapia syndrome is known as a rare complication of airway manipulation, which can occur after any type of surgery under endotracheal general anesthesia. This syndrome is characterized by neurologic deficits involving the hypoglossal (XII) and recurrent laryngeal branch of the vagal nerve (X) that result in the tongue muscle's unilateral paralysis associated with the vocal cord's unilateral palsy. This article describes the first case of Tapia syndrome, which occurred after repair of a fractured zygomatic complex. In this article, we discuss the diagnosis, possible causes, clinical manifestations, treatment methods, and preventive strategies as described in 10 case reports in the literature that have been attributed to manipulation of the airway. © 2013 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: atracurium besilate; fentanyl; prednisolone; propofol; sevoflurane; vitamin B complex, adult; artificial ventilation; case report; drug dose reduction; dysphagia; general anesthesia; hoarseness; hospital admission; human; hypoglossal nerve palsy; intubation; laryngoscopy; male; postoperative complication; recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy; repeated drug dose; respiration control; review; speech disorder; speech therapy; steroid therapy; tapia syndrome; treatment duration; zygoma arch fracture, Adult; Deglutition Disorders; Follow-Up Studies; Hoarseness; Humans; Hypoglossal Nerve Diseases; Intubation, Intratracheal; Male; Paralysis; Postoperative Complications; Recovery of Function; Speech Disorders; Syndrome; Tongue Diseases; Vocal Cord Paralysis; Zygomatic Fractures
Subjects: WO Surgery
WV Otolaryngology
Depositing User: somayeh pourmorteza
Date Deposited: 26 May 2019 06:31
Last Modified: 26 May 2019 06:31
URI: http://eprints.iums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9604

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