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Glottic Neurofibroma in an Elderly Patient: A Case Report.
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PMID:  23602087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
INTRODUCTION: Neurogenic tumors of the larynx are extremely rare, accounting for less than 1% of all benign laryngeal tumors. The lesions that have been described in current literature are located either in the supraglottis or subglottis, mainly affecting the pediatric population and associated with von Recklinghausen disease. STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive study of an unusual case of an isolated neurofibroma of the glottis in an elderly patient with no history of neurofibromatosis. DISCUSSION: We discuss preoperative clues to the diagnosis, our surgical experience, and propose a theory of its pathogenesis originating from encapsulated nerve structures within the vocal fold.
Authors:
Jiaying Liu; Chin Fong Wong; Francoise Lim; Jeeve Kanagalingam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-4-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1557-8658     ISO Abbreviation:  J Voice     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8712262     Medline TA:  J Voice     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 The Voice Foundation. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore. Electronic address: liu.jiaying@sgh.com.sg.
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