Question: A 68 year old male undergoes total laryngectomy and bilateral neck dissections for a T3 glottic carcinoma. Other than smoking, he has no known previous medical history. Postoperatively, he develops a pharyngocutaneous fistula. What is the average time to development of a fistula after total laryngectomy - 5 days, 2 weeks, 6 weeks, or 3 months? [Answer will be posted with next week's new question]
Answer to last week's question, The Bleeding Edge (January 18, 2016):
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA); most commonly at the sphenopalatine foramen.