contact granuloma


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contact granuloma

granuloma over the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage caused by vocal abuse, infection, trauma, or regurgitation of gastric contents; produces hoarseness.
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Sarcoidal-type allergic contact granuloma: A rare complication of ear piercing.
Vocal process granuloma, also known as contact granuloma (1) or intubation granuloma, is a benign chronic inflammatory lesion that commonly arises from the mucosa overlying the arytenoid cartilage and extending to the posterior one-third of the vocal fold.
Pathogenesis of idiopathic contact granuloma of the larynx.
Gastroesophagopharyngeal reflux in patients with contact granuloma: A prospective controlled study.
Contact granulomas are benign lesions of the larynx that characteristically develop posteriorly at the vocal process of the arytenoid.
Contact granulomas result from trauma, often due to laryngopharyngeal reflux, chronic cough, and throat clearing, as well as vocal abuse.