Issue N# 2 - 2007
Laryngeal tuberculosis: A case report
Authors : Hemmaoui B, Bouayti B, Errami N, Nadour K, Elboukhari A, Abrouq A, Azendour B, Abderrahmani Rhorfi I, Ouazzani H, Zoubir Y, Qamouss O, Rimani M. (Rabat)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2007;128,2:93-96.
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The laryngeal tuberculous is the most frequent granulomatous disease of the larynx. It is generally associated with a pulmonary cave, and represents a prognosis element extremely serious and can be complicated extreme dysphagia and pains. Among all the extrapulmonary localisations. The isolated laryngée localisation is rare. It is secondary the dissemination coming hematogen, air or lymphatic way. All the structures of the larynx can be reached. The beginning is progressive and insidious and appears by the dysphony, cough, the odynophagy and dyspnea. We report the case of laryngeal tuberculosis in a 21 year old young man. The authors point out the characteristics of this localization and insist on the biopsy in front of any chronic laryngitis no aetiology. The treatment is medical.
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