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The aetiology of chronic laryngitis.
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PMID:  1031354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fifty-eight patients with chronic laryngitis, defined as diffuse laryngeal inflammation, of an average duration of approximately 1 year, were investigated. The sex incidence was equal and the average age 45 years. Occupational factors were of minor importance, and the smoking habits of the patients were the same as those of a similar matched population. Of the haematological factors investigated, anaemia, diabetes, renal disease and syphilis were of no importance whatsoever. The most important aetiological factor was sepsis of the upper and lower respiratory tracts which was present in over half the patients.
P M Stell; M P Mcloughlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0307-7772     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-01-27     Completed Date:  1978-01-27     Revised Date:  2005-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701793     Medline TA:  Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Diabetes Complications
Hoarseness / etiology
Laryngitis / etiology*
Middle Aged
Occupational Diseases / etiology
Respiratory Tract Infections / complications
Smoking / complications

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