ISSN 2149-3987 | E-ISSN 2149-553X
Case Report
Complications of Formaldehyde Injection for a Cystic Mass of the Neck
1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
2 Department of Radiology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018; 56: 122-125
DOI: 10.5152/tao.2018.3168
Key Words: Formaldehyde, neck, cyst, complication
Abstract

Formaldehyde is a colorless reactive chemical with suffocating and pungent odor. It is irritant to mucous membranes and can enter the body by either oral ingestion or inhalation. Formaldehyde is toxic to living tissue. In this report, we present the case of a 22-year-old woman who was treated with formaldehyde injection for a cystic mass of the neck with developing complications.


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: Çaylaklı F, Yılmaz İ, Alkan Ö. Complications of Formaldehyde Injection for a Cystic Mass of the Neck. Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018; 56(2): 122-5.

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