Congenital Anomalies, Laryngocele and Other Developmental Anomalies

  • L. Michaels

Abstract

Congenital anomalies of the larynx are uncommon. The reason for this may in part be that the patency of the laryngeal airway is necessary for life. This is not the whole explanation, because serious laryngeal anomalies are rare in autopsies performed on neonatal deaths and stillborn infants.

Keywords

Respiration Hydrocephalus Goiter Papilloma Cough 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Michaels
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and BacteriologyInstitute of Laryngology and Otology (University of London)LondonEngland
  2. 2.Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear HospitalLondonEngland

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