Tuberculosis Of Larynx – A Case Study, India

Authors

  • I Iqbal Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir
  • SM Qazi Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir
  • I Ali Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir
  • ZA Masoodi Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir
  • I Derwesh Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v8i1.5891

Keywords:

Tuberculosis, Larynx, India

Abstract

Tuberculosis of larynx is a rare form of tuberculosis. Patients usually present with hoarseness of voice or dysphagia and other non- specifi c constitutional symptoms like fever or localized pain. We are reporting a case of 55 year old male who presented to us with hoarseness of voice, odynophagia and a proliferative growth in the epiglottis which was diagnosed as laryngeal tuberculosis on histopathological examination (HPE). He also had associated pulmonary tuberculosis.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v8i1.5891

SAARCTB 2011; 8(1): 41-43

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Iqbal, I., Qazi, S., Ali, I., Masoodi, Z., & Derwesh, I. (2012). Tuberculosis Of Larynx – A Case Study, India. SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases and HIV/AIDS, 8(1), 41–43. https://doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v8i1.5891

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