Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology

, Volume 210, Issue 2, pp 300–301 | Cite as

Der Morbus Tangier und seine Diagnose durch den HNO-Arzt

  • R. Schröder
  • K. Fleischer
II. Teil: Sitzungsbericht Hauptvortrag

The Tangier disease and its diagnosis by the ENT specialist


A case report of Tangier disease (Anlipoproteinemia). The symptom is the orange yellow discolouration of hyperplastic tonsills. Further typical but not always present findings are orange yellow changes of the oropharynx and nasopharynx and enlargement of lymph nodes. The clinical, histological and electron-microscop ical findings are described. Being acquainted withe the disease the ENT specialist can establish an early diagnosis.

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© Springer-Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Schröder
    • 1
  • K. Fleischer
    • 1
  1. 1.Gießen

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