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Combined and external laryngocoeles : Typical and atypical

  • A. Thakar
  • D. A. Tandon
  • S. Bahadur
Case Report

Abstract

Laryngocoeles are rare benign air containing saccular extensions of the laryngeal ventricle, Two cases of a combined and an external laryngacoele are described. The external laryngocoele which presented in the lower part of the neck, was intimately related to the recurrent laryngeal nerve, a relationship not previously emphasized in literature. Following surgical exeision there has been no recurrence in either case.

Keywords

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Laryngeal Carcinoma Lower Neck Aryepiglottic Fold Inflammatory Episode 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Thakar
    • 1
  • D. A. Tandon
    • 1
  • S. Bahadur
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi

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