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Tracheal amyloidosis-an unusual cause of stridor

May 1, 2009  |  Emer E. Lang, FRCS(ORL), Eimear Phelan, AFRCSI, and Helena Rowley, FRCS(ORL)

Abstract

Amyloidosis confined to the trachea is an exceedingly rare entity. We describe the case of a 63-year-old man who presented with a history of dysphonia and stridor. Rigid bronchoscopy revealed a segment of abnormal tissue at the midtracheal level, resembling granulation tissue....

A survey of current practices of physicians who treat adductor spasmodic dysphonia in the U.S.

May 1, 2009  |  Christopher Y. Chang, MD, Peter Chabot, PhD, and Christopher M. Walz, MD

Abstract

We conducted a survey to determine the current practices of a subset of physicians in the United States who treat patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia. Surveys were sent to 169 physicians listed in the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association database, and responses were...

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome presenting as dysphonia and manifesting as tongue hypermobility: Report of 2 cases

February 1, 2009  |  Jeremy D. Richmon, MD, Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, MD, and Apurva A. Thekdi, MD

Abstract

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) comprises a group of related hereditary connective tissue diseases. EDS manifests as joint hypermobility, tissue elasticity, and easy bruising. Although affected patients typically present to primary care physicians, orthopedists, and...

A rare cause of dysphonia

August 1, 2008  |  Iman Naseri, MD, Sarah K. Wise, MD, and Adam M. Klein, MD

Abstract

Although dysphonia is a common complaint among patients seen in an otolaryngology clinic, an autoimmune cause of the problem is less common. Autoimmune disease can be the source of various laryngologic manifestations, but diagnosis depends on a high index of suspicion, careful...

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

January 1, 2008  |  Soham Roy, MD and Richard J. Vivero, MD

Laryngeal amyloidosis: A case of 'Adidas-stripes' larynx

July 1, 2007  |  Gauthier Desuter, MD, MS; Marc Hamoir, MD; Christophe Van Geem, MD; Donatienne Boucquey, MS

Teflon granuloma

March 1, 2007  |  James R. Tate, MD; Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD; Kristen Vandewalker, MD

Asymmetric Reinke's edema

February 1, 2007  |  Robert Eller, MD; Mary Hawkshaw, BSN, RN, CORLN; Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA

The 'sentinel clot' sign in spontaneous retropharyngeal hematoma secondary to parathyroid apoplexy

September 1, 2006  |  George Koulouris, FRANZCR; Marcus Pianta, MBBS; Stephen Stuckey, FRANZCR
Abstract
Spontaneous retropharyngeal hemorrhage from a cervical parathyroid adenoma is a rare complication of primary...

Herpes simplex virus infection presenting as a piriform sinus mass

July 1, 2006  |  Laurie A. Brigandi, DO; Paul V. Lanfranchi, DO; Edward D. Scheiner, DO, FOCOO; Scott L. Busch, DO, FACS
Abstract
Evidence is accumulating that herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is implicated in oncogenesis. HSV antigens...

The paresis podule

October 1, 2005  |  Stacey L. Halum, MD; Jamie A. Koufman, MD

Pediatric vocal fold cysts: Acute dysphonia

April 1, 2005  |  Adam Rubin, MD; Johnathan B. Sataloff; Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA

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