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A Rare Cause of Acute Airway Obstruction: The Mixed Laryngopyocele



The laryngocele is an uncommon cystic dilatation of the saccule or appendix of the laryngeal ventricle, filled with air and communicating with the lumen of the larynx. Infection of laryngocele or laryngopyocele is exceptional.

Considering the rarity of the laryngoceles and the even rarer laryngopyocele, we describe an uncommon case of a mixed laryngopyocele causing acute symptoms.

07 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 14 Sep, 2016


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