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Spontaneous rupture of laryngeal ventricle

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An extremely rare case of spontaneous rupture of laryngeal ventricle is presented. Surgical anatomy of ventricle and management of the case is discussed.

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Correspondence to S. P. S. Yadav.

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Yadav, S.P.S., Kohli, G.S., Wig, U. et al. Spontaneous rupture of laryngeal ventricle. Indian J Otolaryngol 40, 37 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02993091

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  • Vocal Cord
  • Spontaneous Rupture
  • Subcutaneous Emphysema
  • Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Forced Expiration