ALEXANDRU DUMITRAS MEIUS, TEODORA IOANA GHINDEA, CATALINA PIETROSANU, DRAGOS CRISTIAN STEFANESCU, IRINA IONITA, ANDREEA RUSESCU, VIOREL ZAINEA, RAZVAN HAINAROSIE CHEMICAL ABLATION OF THE SOFT PALATE NEOPLASM
Approximately 2% of head and neck malignancies are represented by tumors of the soft palate. The main risk factors associated are smoking, alcohol abuse, human papilloma virus infections, poor oral hygiene, mechanical irritation. The treatment of the soft palate cancer depends on the staging of the tumor and of the pathologic type of the carcinoma. In this article, we will present coblation under endoscopic control as a new method of resection of the soft palate neoplasms.