Herpes simplex viral laryngitis

Jeffrey T. Vrabec, Claudia P. Molina, Brian West

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Abstract

The true incidence of herpetic infections of the larynx is unknown. This entity may be underreported because of the difficulty in establishing the diagnosis. This report describes an immune-competent patient in whom extubation failed because of mass lesions of the posterior glottis. A biopsy specimen of the lesions revealed herpes simplex virus. We review the clinical presentation and histopathologic findings in this patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-614
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology
Volume109
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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