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Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

  • Michele P. Morrison
  • Danielle C. Anderson
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Abstract

Laryngopharyngeal reflux is used to describe laryngeal irritation resulting from contact with gastric secretions. This condition usually presents with vague symptoms including globus (“lump-in-the-throat” sensation), throat clearing, voice alterations, cough, and sore throat. The anatomical structures involved include the larynx, esophagus, and stomach.

Keywords

Laryngopharyngeal reflux Globus Esophagus Larynx Gastrointestinal tract Gastroesophageal reflux 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele P. Morrison
    • 1
  • Danielle C. Anderson
    • 1
  1. 1.Otolaryngology Head & Neck SurgeryNaval Medical Center PortsmouthPortsmouthUSA

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