Obstructive laryngeal polyps presenting with dyspnea: report of five rare cases


Toros S. Z. , Yilmaz A. S. , Kilic O., Oysu Ç.

ENT UPDATES, cilt.5, sa.1, ss.48-50, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2399/jmu.2015001006
  • Dergi Adı: ENT UPDATES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.48-50

Özet

Generally vocal fold polyps are small lesions causing dysphonia. In rare occurrences they may be huge in size and may present with dyspnea, choking spells, wheezing and stridor. We present five cases with giant vocal fold polyps with hoarseness and severe respiratory problems. In this report, clinical presentation and management of large vocal fold polyps are discussed.