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Laryngeal tuberculosis presenting as supraglottic carcinoma: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16910293     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Laryngeal tuberculosis is a rare extra-pulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis, and frequently presents with tumour-like symptoms and clinical findings. Uncommon clinical features are to be expected by the ENT specialist, who should be aware of these recently changing presentations. Despite the dramatic reduction of the incidence of the disease during the last few decades, a perceptible increase in case reports has lately been noted and may prove significant. Treatment remains conservative and long-term follow-up is suggested. A relevant case of laryngeal tuberculosis presenting as a supraglottic carcinoma is presented, its diagnosis and management are detailed, and suggestions are offered based on a literature review.
Authors:
K Markou; K Vlachtsis; A Agathaggelidis; D Petridis; A Nikolaou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  B-ENT     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1781-782X     ISO Abbreviation:  B-ENT     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-16     Completed Date:  2006-12-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247842     Medline TA:  B-ENT     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University Otolaryngology Department, AHEPA General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. kdmarcos@axd.forthnet.gr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Laryngeal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  secondary
Male
Tuberculosis, Laryngeal / diagnosis*
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / diagnosis

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