International Journal of Otolaryngology / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Long-Term Histologic Changes in Nasal Mucosa after Total Laryngectomy

Table 1

The numbers of patients according to histopathologic changes.

Histopathologic changesPatients

Destruction of goblet cells81% ( = 9)
Fibrosis in stroma81% ( = 9)
Destruction of cilia54% ( = 6)
Destruction of glands45% ( = 5)
Focal atrophy45% ( = 5)
Total atrophy27% ( = 3)
Neovascularization36% ( = 4)
Congestion36% ( = 4)
Myxoid degeneration27% ( = 3)

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