chronic laryngitis


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chronic laryngitis

Laryngitis caused by a recurrent irritation, or following the acute form. It is often secondary to sinus or nasal pathology, improper use of the voice, excessive smoking or drinking, or neoplasms. The patient experiences a tickling in the throat, huskiness of the voice, and dysphonia. The treatment is correction of the condition of the nose and throat, discontinuing alcohol and tobacco, and avoiding excessive use of the voice.
See also: laryngitis
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In addition, chronic mucosal irritation by smoking was noted as a predisposing factor in 50% cases of chronic laryngitis and 57.
Treatment of acute laryngitis typically includes considerable vocal rest recommending people rest and not use their voices at all during acute laryngitis phases, as the progression to chronic laryngitis can be very severe.
From the present series, it was observed that nonspecific chronic laryngitis is the commonest cause for chronic laryngitis about 75% followed by the tuberculosis 25%.
Findings on contact endoscopy were classified into four categories: normal mucosa, chronic laryngitis, dysplasia, and squamous cell carcinoma:
Due to uncommon clinical manifestation and lack of clinical suspicion, laryngeal TB has frequently been confused with other laryngeal diseases, such as chronic laryngitis and laryngeal carcinoma.
1,2) Because of its uncommon clinical presentation, laryngeal tuberculosis is often confused with chronic laryngitis and laryngeal carcinoma.
of Cases % l Vocal Cord Polyp 8 32 2 Vocal Cord Nodules 6 24 3 Reinke's Oedema 5 20 4 Ventricular Cyst 2 8 5 Chronic Laryngitis 2 8 6 Tuberculosis 1 4 7 Papillomatosis 1 4 Total 25 100 Table 2: Lesions in relation to age incidence Serial Lesions 0-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 > 40 No.
Outcomes of antireflux therapy for the treatment of chronic laryngitis.
It is probable that these chronic effects are responsible for a significant portion of the dysphonia observed in allergic patients with chronic laryngitis.

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