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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2017, Article ID 6384586, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6384586
Case Report

Endoscopic Resection of Skull Base Teratoma in Klippel-Feil Syndrome through Use of Combined Ultrasonic and Bipolar Diathermy Platforms

1Division of Rhinology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
2Department of Surgery-Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
3Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
4Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Jayakar V. Nayak; ude.drofnats@kayanj

Received 22 August 2016; Revised 2 December 2016; Accepted 15 December 2016; Published 4 January 2017

Academic Editor: Rong-San Jiang

Copyright © 2017 Justin A. Edward et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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