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A "boxer glove" contoured laryngeal amyloidosis.
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PMID:  23205232     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Laryngeal amyloidosis is uncommon and poorly understood, with limited long-term studies. Although primary localized laryngeal amyloidosis is extremely rare, it frequently involves the ventricles and the false and true vocal cords. We present a 58-year-old woman with localized laryngeal amyloidosis who presented no symptoms. On indirect laryngoscopic examination, the mass involved both arytenoids only, and had a likeness to a "boxer glove." She was treated surgically by microlaryngoscopy under general anesthesia and the mass was excised using a carbon dioxide laser. We present this case and a review of literature.
Authors:
Eun Jung Lee; Yun Su Yang; Jong Seung Kim; Ki Hwan Hong
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  2005-0720     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  2012-12-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101474010     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  240-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonbuk National University School of Medicine, Jeonju, Korea.
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