laryngeal tuberculosis

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Summary: Tuberculosis involving the larynx, producing ulceration of the VOCAL CORDS and the LARYNGEAL MUCOSA.

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  1. Nishiike S, Irifune M, Doi K, Sawada T, Kubo T. Laryngeal tuberculosis: a report of 15 cases. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2002;111:916-8 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis is usually a complication of pulmonary tuberculosis. Recent studies have described a change in the clinical features of laryngeal tuberculosis...
  2. Chen J, Liu Z, Ji C, Yang C, Chen J. [Tuberculosis of pharynx and larynx: a report of 32 cases]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2003;38:143-6 pubmed
    ..Fourteen patients condition controlled. The classical manifestations with tuberculosis of pharynx and larynx were not exited, the new clinical manifestations were associated with local lesion in nowadays. ..
  3. Hermani B, Sawitra D. Laryngeal tuberculosis: an important issue. Acta Med Indones. 2006;38:29-32 pubmed
    ..like Indonesia, pulmonary tuberculosis still ranks among the major health problems and the prevalence of laryngeal tuberculosis are therefore still high...
  4. Lim J, Kim K, Choi E, Kim Y, Kim H, Choi H. Current clinical propensity of laryngeal tuberculosis: review of 60 cases. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;263:838-42 pubmed
    Although laryngeal tuberculosis is not frequent, it still occurs with an increasing incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis. Clinical pattern and spread mechanism of this disease have also changed as well...
  5. Ling L, Zhou S, Wang S. Changing trends in the clinical features of laryngeal tuberculosis: a report of 19 cases. Int J Infect Dis. 2010;14:e230-5 pubmed publisher
    This study was undertaken to evaluate the changing trends in the clinical features of laryngeal tuberculosis, with the goal of reducing misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment.
  6. Yelken K, Guven M, Topak M, Gultekin E, Turan F. Effects of antituberculosis treatment on self assessment, perceptual analysis and acoustic analysis of voice quality in laryngeal tuberculosis patients. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:378-82 pubmed
    To evaluate the effects of antituberculosis treatment on the voice quality of laryngeal tuberculosis patients, measured by patient self-assessment, perceptual analysis and acoustic analysis.
  7. Rizzo P, da Mosto M, Clari M, Scotton P, Vaglia A, Marchiori C. Laryngeal tuberculosis: an often forgotten diagnosis. Int J Infect Dis. 2003;7:129-31 pubmed
    Clinical description of laryngeal tuberculosis.
  8. Lin C, Kang B, Wang H. Laryngeal tuberculosis masquerading as carcinoma. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2002;259:521-3 pubmed
    ..We describe one such case presenting with a laryngeal lesion with clinical and radiological features of a neoplastic rather than an infectious process...
  9. Pino Rivero V, Marcos Garcia M, Gonzalez Palomino A, Trinidad Ruiz G, Pardo Romero G, Pimentel Leo J, et al. [Laryngeal tuberculosis masquerading as carcinoma. Report of one case and literature review]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2005;32:47-53 pubmed
    Since the introduction of antituberculous medications, the incidence of laryngeal tuberculosis (LTB) has decreased...

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  1. Munck K, Mandpe A. Mycobacterial infections of the head and neck. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2003;36:569-76 pubmed
    ..Tuberculosis is best treated as a systemic disease, with anti-tuberculosis medication. The atypical infections can be addressed as local infections and are amendable to surgical therapy. ..
  2. Díaz Manzano J, Castillo Romero J, Padilla Romero M, Sánchez Laínez J, Castillo Aguilar C, Cegarra Navarro M. [Simultaneous pulmonar, laryngeal and lingual affectation by Mycobacterium tuberculosis]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2007;34:237-41 pubmed
    ..After antituberculosis treatment during 6 months the laryngeal and lingual lesions disappeared. We have only found two cases published of simultaneous tuberculosis in these three localisations in the last 30 years. ..
  3. Geier J, Orlando B. Pulmonary and laryngeal tuberculosis in a 25-weeks' gestation parturient, diagnosed after failed tracheal intubation. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2018;33:75-77 pubmed publisher
    A pregnant woman at 25weeks of gestation was diagnosed with laryngeal tuberculosis following a failed intubation for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  4. Porras Alonso E, Martín Mateos A, Perez Requena J, Avalos Serrano E. Laryngeal tuberculosis. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). 2002;123:47-8 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis is the most frequent granulomatous disease of the larynx. The disease has changed its behaviour with regard to average age of onset site and type of lesion...
  5. Bartnik W, Bartnik Krystalska A. [Tuberculosis of the larynx and pharynx in hospitalized patients in ENT Department of Voivodeship Hospital in Kalisz]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2004;58:517-20 pubmed
    ..Etiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic were described. Changes of tuberculosis were in unusual location. All patients were treated tuberculostatic drugs. ..
  6. Wang P, Wang H, Cheng P, Cheng S, Tsai C. Hoarseness in asthmatic patients: the side effect of inhaled steroid or not?. J Asthma. 2007;44:823-6 pubmed
    ..possible side effects of inhaled steroid in asthmatic patients as well as a common presenting feature of laryngeal tuberculosis. We report an asthmatic patient on inhaled corticosteroid treatment who presented with a 3-month history ..
  7. Zhao N, Zhang Y, Li K. Rigid laryngoscope manifestations of 61 cases of modern laryngeal tuberculosis. Exp Ther Med. 2017;14:5093-5096 pubmed publisher
    The present study investigated the clinical characteristics and diagnosis of modern laryngeal tuberculosis (TB)...
  8. El Ayoubi A, Benhammou A, El Ayoubi F, El Fahssi A, Nitassi S, Kohen A, et al. [Primary extranodal ENT tuberculosis]. Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac. 2009;126:208-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this sinusonasal study was to study several locations of ENT extranodal tuberculosis...
  9. Cranford J, Kadakia S, Berzofsky C. Palatopharyngoplasty for treatment of nasopharyngeal stenosis secondary to extra-laryngeal tuberculosis. Am J Otolaryngol. 2016;37:559-562 pubmed publisher
    Nasopharyngeal stenosis is a rare sequela of extra-laryngeal tuberculosis that can adversely impact the quality of life of afflicted patients...
  10. Muecke C, Brassard P, Isler M, Tannenbaum T, Menzies D, Carsley J. Contact investigation of a case of pulmonary and laryngeal tuberculosis. Can Commun Dis Rep. 2003;29:91-2 pubmed
  11. van der Meer J, Popa C, Netea M. Side effects of anticytokine strategies. Neth J Med. 2005;63:78-80 pubmed
    ..Caution is therefore warranted when these treatments are given to patients with an increased risk for infections. A range of side effects other than infection have been reported. ..
  12. Nielsen V, Skøtt M. [Laryngeal tuberculosis. A rare, but important differential diagnosis to chronic laryngitis]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2001;163:2365-7 pubmed
    ..At presentation, laryngeal tuberculosis often mimics non-specific chronic laryngitis or laryngeal carcinoma...
  13. Egeli E, Oghan F, Alper M, Harputluoglu U, Bulut I. Epiglottic tuberculosis in a patient treated with steroids for Addison's disease. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2003;201:119-25 pubmed
    ..We therefore assume that tuferculous involvement of epiglottis is due to the reactivation of pulmonary TBC. We also discuss differential diagnosis and management of epiglottic TBC and Addison's disease. ..
  14. Drolet M, Boisvert R, Dery S, Laliberte D. [Epidemiological study of a tuberculosis case in a large manufacturing enterprise in Quebec]. Can J Public Health. 1999;90:156-9 pubmed
    To determine the prevalence of tuberculosis infection related to a case of pulmonary and laryngeal tuberculosis in a workplace and to study PPD predictors. The Mantoux skin test (PPD) was offered to all potentially infected contacts...
  15. Inoue T. [Difference in transmissibility between bronchial and laryngeal tuberculosis--a retrospective epidemiological study of TB patients newly registered in recent 19 years in Aichi Prefecture, Japan]. Kekkaku. 2006;81:419-24 pubmed
    ..1% and 20.0% (p< 0.05), respectively, in smear-positive patients, and 0% and 20.0% (p=0.18, not significant) in those patients with no chest pathology. These findings suggest that bronchial TB is less infectious than laryngeal TB. ..
  16. Street I, Gillett D, Sawyer A, Weighill J. Laryngeal tuberculosis: not the usual suspect. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006;67:212-3 pubmed
  17. Hemmaoui B, Bouayti B, Errami N, Nadour K, Elboukhari A, Abrouq A, et al. [Laryngeal tuberculosis: a case report]. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). 2007;128:93-6 pubmed
    ..We report the case of laryngeal tuberculosis in a 21 year old young man...
  18. Nalini B, Vinayak S. Tuberculosis in ear, nose, and throat practice: its presentation and diagnosis. Am J Otolaryngol. 2006;27:39-45 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to increase awareness of the different presentations of head and neck tuberculosis (TB) and to discuss its diagnostic difficulties...
  19. Vlastarakos P, Manolopoulos L, Ferekidis E, Antsaklis A, Nikolopoulos T. Treating common problems of the nose and throat in pregnancy: what is safe?. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:499-508 pubmed publisher
    ..Knowledge update is necessary to avoid unjustified hesitations and provide appropriate counselling and treatment for pregnant women...
  20. Molnar T, Detterbeck F, Baliko Z. Another perspective of the dysphagia due to tuberculosis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2007;32:184; author reply 184 pubmed
  21. Zub K, Zatonski T, Krecicki T. [Laryngeal tuberculosis in the patients of otholaryngology department--case reports]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2010;64:177-9 pubmed publisher
    ..It is essential to enclose laryngeal carcinosis in differential diagnosis. In 2002 two cases of laryngeal tuberculosis were diagnosed in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery of Medical University of Wroclaw...
  22. Casero R, LaConte L, Fraenza L, Iglesias N, Quinteros Greco C, Villablanca M. [Recidivant laryngeal leishmaniasis: an unusual case in an immunocompetent patient treated with corticosteroids]. Rev Argent Microbiol. 2010;42:118-21 pubmed publisher
    ..However, this parasitic disease warrants special concern, especially in patients who received prolonged corticosteroid treatments, in order to avoid a misdiagnosis of this disease...
  23. Cherkaoui A, Oudidi A, el Alami M. [Laryngeal tuberculosis]. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;39:35-8 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to highlight the diagnostic problems posed by laryngeal tuberculosis and to incite practitioners to seek it more frequently, especially with the current resurgence in tuberculosis.
  24. Bhat V, Latha P, Upadhya D, Hegde J. Clinicopathological review of tubercular laryngitis in 32 cases of pulmonary Kochs. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30:327-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim is to study the current clinical features of tubercular laryngitis in adult patients with pulmonary involvement in the absence of other nontubercular comorbidities...
  25. Saroul N, Vellin J, Baud O, Nohra O, Kemeny J, Gilain L. [Epilaryngeal tuberculosis: epidemiologic, clinical and healthcare considerations]. Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac. 2008;125:155-9 pubmed publisher
    To report a case of laryngeal tuberculosis and to consider tuberculosis management in ENT practice.
  26. Bailleux S, Poissonnet G, Poudenx M, Ettore F, Dassonville O, Demard F. [Laryngeal tuberculosis: report of a case]. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). 2002;123:171-3 pubmed
    ..Finally, the diagnosis was laryngeal tuberculosis. The outcome was favourable with appropriate treatment, obtaining complete healing without any after-..
  27. Margery J, Grassin F, Lecoules S, Dot J, Guigay J, Vaylet F, et al. [Laryngeal disorder revealing unrecognized pulmonary tuberculosis]. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2004;60:39-42 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis is exceptional and identification in this localization can reveal clinically unrecognized pulmonary tuberculosis. We report two cases illustrating this situation...
  28. Cantarella G, Pagani D, Fasano V, Scaramellini G. Glottic tuberculosis masquerading as early multifocal carcinoma. Tumori. 2007;93:302-4 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, laryngeal tuberculosis may mimic an early glottic multifocal carcinoma and should therefore, despite its rarity, always be ..
  29. Jernigan J, Adal K, Anglim A, Byers K, Farr B. Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission rates in a sanatorium: implications for new preventive guidelines. Am J Infect Control. 1994;22:329-33 pubmed
    ..Epidemiologic data were not available to assess the importance of these changes or their cost-effectiveness...
  30. Galletti F, Freni F, Bucolo S, Spano F, Gambadoro O, Pispica L, et al. [Laryngeal tuberculosis: considerations on the most recent clinical and epidemiological data and presentation of a case report]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2000;20:196-201 pubmed
    ..This case is a typical example of the clinical picture of the laryngeal tuberculosis seen today...
  31. Lacosta Nicolás J, Calzada Uriondo G. [Laryngeal tuberculosis. Report of 4 cases]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2001;28:459-65 pubmed
    Reporting 4 cases of laryngeal tuberculosis seen between 1992 and 1998 in La Rioja Community. All were men tobacco addicted and alcoholism and since several months presented with dysphonia, odynophagia, dysphagia and lung aspirations...
  32. Oestreicher Y, Feinmeser R. [Laryngeal tuberculosis is not such a rare disease]. Harefuah. 2001;140:998-1001, 1120 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis used to be the most common disease of the larynx at the beginning of the 20th century. As the incidence of tuberculosis decreased, laryngeal tuberculosis almost disappeared...
  33. Jankowski A, Durko T, Maciaszczyk K. [Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in the patients of otholaryngology department--case reports]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2008;24:247-50 pubmed
    ..THE AIM OF THE STUDY was the analyze symptomatology and also the diagnostic and therapeutic process of tuberculosis in the larynx, the lymph nodes of the neck, the ear and the palatine tonsils...
  34. Su K, Jiang F, Miao D, He X, Zhang Y. [Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis: an analytical study and report on 12 cases]. Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2002;16:414-5 pubmed
    ..To understand the nasopharyngeal tuberculosis better...
  35. Takeda M, Ito W, Kobayashi N, Konno K, Takahashi T, Tatsuko R, et al. Co-existence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium intracellulare in one sputum sample. Intern Med. 2008;47:1057-60 pubmed
    ..tuberculosis, it can produce false negative results. Therefore, for diagnosing tuberculosis, particularly in a case such as the present case, a second PCR, which is not normally necessary, should be done...
  36. Kasztelan A, Lots J, Polberg K, Smiałek M. [Rare case of laryngeal tuberculosis]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2002;56:733-5 pubmed
    ..In this work was described one case tuberculosis of the larynx. Provisional diagnosis was tumor of the larynx, because of similar symptoms. Authors described diagnostic and treatment which should be carry out in the similar cases...
  37. Ito M, Yasuo M, Nakamura M, Tsushima K, Yamazaki Y, Kubo K. [A case of tuberculous bronchial stenosis, diagnosed after 50 years of pulmonary and laryngeal tuberculosis]. Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi. 2007;45:87-90 pubmed
    ..Tuberculous bronchial stenosis was suspected because she had pulmonary and laryngeal tuberculosis 50 years ago...
  38. Kozakiewicz J, Dec M, Gorczyca Tarnowska J. [The rare case of primary isolated tuberculosis in a 19 year-old patient]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2006;60:607-9 pubmed
    ..The primary diagnosis was laryngitis chronica. Further investigations, especially biopsy and histopathological examination revealed the proper diagnosis. The patient was treated with tuberculostatics...
  39. Kruschinski C, Welkoborsky H. Tuberculosis of the larynx associated with orofacial granulomatosis in childhood. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;132:967-9 pubmed
  40. Wang C, Ling L, Zhou S, Wang S. [Analysis of misdiagnosis of laryngeal tuberculosis: a report of 16 cases]. Zhonghua Jie He He Hu Xi Za Zhi. 2007;30:424-6 pubmed
    To further understand the clinical features of laryngeal tuberculosis and to reduce the rate of misdiagnosis.
  41. Lobato M, Wang Y, Becerra J, Simone P, Castro K. Improved program activities are associated with decreasing tuberculosis incidence in the United States. Public Health Rep. 2006;121:108-15 pubmed
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether improvements in tuberculosis (TB) program activities correlate with incident TB cases...
  42. Diaz J, Casal J, Rodriguez Cintron W. Flow-volume loops: clinical correlation. P R Health Sci J. 2008;27:181-2 pubmed
    ..We present two clinical scenarios in which careful evaluation of the flow-volume loop gives an insight into the cause of the disease process...
  43. Yamamoto K, Iwata F, Nakamura A, Iwashima Y, Miyaki T, Yamada H, et al. Tonsillar tuberculosis associated with pulmonary and laryngeal foci. Intern Med. 2002;41:664-6 pubmed
    ..The possibility of tonsillar tuberculosis should be considered when unexplained enlarged tonsil is observed in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis...
  44. Singh K, Kaur G, Parmar T. Pseudo tumoral laryngeal tuberculosis. Indian Pediatr. 2003;40:49-52 pubmed
    ..Direct laryngoscopic examination revealed inflammatory swelling over left vocal cord. The biopsy of the swelling showed chronic granulomatous lesion. Patient improved remarkably with anti-tubercular therapy...
  45. Essaadi M, Raji A, Detsouli M, Mokrim B, Kadiri F, Laraqui N, et al. [Laryngeal tuberculosis: apropos of 15 cases]. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). 2001;122:125-8 pubmed
    ..Dysphonia was the main symptom. The diagnosis rests on direct laryngoscopy and biopsy, with histology. Medical treatment achieves a good outcome...
  46. Chaturvedi P, Pai P, Pathak K, D Cruz A. Radiology quiz case 3: laryngeal tuberculosis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;131:740, 743-4 pubmed
  47. Ozudogru E, Cakli H, Altuntas E, Gürbüz M. Effects of laryngeal tuberculosis on vocal fold functions: case report. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2005;25:374-7 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis is the most common granulomatous disease of the larynx. In this study, the videostroboscopic findings and vocal assessments of a 28-year-old female with laryngeal and pulmonary tuberculosis were evaluated...
  48. Parab S, Khan M, Ghaisas V. Simultaneous involvement of larynx and middle ear in pulmonary tuberculosis. Laryngoscope. 2010;120:1892-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this article is to create an awareness of Ear Nose Throat tuberculosis, and to consider tuberculosis in the differential diagnosis of ear and laryngeal diseases...
  49. Baxi S, Jha S. Primary laryngeal tuberculosis--a rare entity. J Indian Med Assoc. 2010;108:178-9 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis, especially primary laryngeal tuberculosis is rare. The gross appearance of laryngeal tuberculosis and laryngeal carcinoma may be similar...
  50. Montejo M, Alonso M, Aguirrebengoa K, Moreno G, Goicoetxea J, Petrenas E, et al. [Laryngeal tuberculosis: study of 11 cases]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2001;52:53-6 pubmed
    We report 11 patients with laryngeal tuberculosis seen in our hospital, January 1990 to July 2000. Eight were men and all cases presented with dysphonia and/or disphagia. In 8 pulmonary tuberculosis was associated...
  51. Markou K, Vlachtsis K, Agathaggelidis A, Petridis D, Nikolaou A. Laryngeal tuberculosis presenting as supraglottic carcinoma: case report and literature review. B-ENT. 2006;2:91-4 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis is a rare extra-pulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis, and frequently presents with tumour-like symptoms and clinical findings...
  52. Polok A, Namysłowski G, Scierski W, Czecior E, Mrowka Kata K, Gac B. [Tuberculosis within the laryngologic organs]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2005;19:473-4 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis of head and neck tuberculosis is based on patient's examination as well as on the bacteriologic and histologic study of the biopsy specimen...
  53. Gregg K, Detjen A, Goussard P, Gie R. Laryngeal involvement in two severe cases of childhood tuberculosis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009;28:1136-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis in children is seldom reported in the literature. We present 2 children from Cape Town, South Africa who had disseminated tuberculosis involving the cervical lymph nodes and the larynx...
  54. Kulkarni N, Gopal G, Ghaisas S, Gupte N. Epidemiological considerations and clinical features of ENT tuberculosis. J Laryngol Otol. 2001;115:555-8 pubmed
    ..The practical implications of an awareness of ENT tuberculosis is a benefit of anti-tubercular therapy and hence conservative management usually suffices...
  55. Menon K, Bem C, Gouldesbrough D, Strachan D. A clinical review of 128 cases of head and neck tuberculosis presenting over a 10-year period in Bradford, UK. J Laryngol Otol. 2007;121:362-8 pubmed
    ..To analyse the epidemiology, presentation and diagnosis of head and neck tuberculosis (TB)...
  56. Sá L, Meirelles R, Atherino C, Fernandes J, Ferraz F. Laryngo-pharyngeal Tuberculosis. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;73:862-6 pubmed
    ..Tuberculosis of the Larynx and pharynx only is rare. However, in the last few years, the number of tuberculosis cases in general have had a dramatic increase, thus increasing the possibility of isolated laryngo-pharyngeal lesions...
  57. Rodríguez Barrientos R, Rodríguez Blanco A, Vidal Muñoz J, Noguerado Asensio A. [Dysphonia and laryngeal tubercolosis: presentation of two cases and review of the literature]. Aten Primaria. 2002;30:530-2 pubmed
  58. Topak M, Oysu C, Yelken K, Sahin Yilmaz A, Kulekci M. Laryngeal involvement in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:327-30 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of laryngeal tuberculosis (LT) among patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. A total of 319 patients under treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis were subjected to laryngoscopy...
  59. Muecke C, Isler M, Menzies D, Allard R, Tannenbaum T, Brassard P. The use of environmental factors as adjuncts to traditional tuberculosis contact investigation. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2006;10:530-5 pubmed
    A 25-year-old university student was diagnosed with cavitary pulmonary and laryngeal tuberculosis following symptoms of underlying cough of 6 months' duration.
  60. Zirlik S, Fuchs F, Hahn E, Zenk J, Wiest G. [Pseudotumoral laryngeal tuberculosis]. Med Klin (Munich). 2007;102:393-5 pubmed
  61. Qidwai W, Rehman S. A young man with hoarseness of voice. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2004;16:73-4 pubmed
    ..A high index of suspicion for tuberculosis is recommended while dealing with such cases. Complete recovery of patient's voice with anti-tubercular therapy confirmed it was a case of laryngeal tuberculosis.
  62. Morales Puebla J, Padilla Parrado M, Díaz Sastre M, Chacón Martínez J, Galán Morales J, Lasso Luis M, et al. [Laryngeal tuberculosis. Incidence between 1994 and 2004]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2006;33:591-8 pubmed
    ..We present the patients diagnosed with laryngeal tuberculosis in our hospital between 1994 and 2004...
  63. Efde M, Houtman P, Spoorenberg J, Jansen T. Tonsillar tuberculosis in a rheumatoid arthritis patient receiving anti-TNFalpha (adalimumab) treatment. Neth J Med. 2005;63:112-4 pubmed
    ..After eight months of anti-TNFalpha (adalimumab) treatment, he developed tonsillar enlargement and nodular pulmonary lesions. Histopathological and microbial investigations established the diagnosis of tonsillar tuberculosis...
  64. Vandevelde L, Prive D, Vaes P, D Olne D. [Tuberculous laryngitis: not so rare?]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1989;43:363-71 pubmed
    ..What about its incidence in European countries, especially in Belgium? We present a case of laryngeal tuberculosis in which the clinical appearance of laryngeal malignancy was amazing...
  65. Domańska Strycharska M, Czak W. [Tuberculosis of larynx--still current problem]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2005;59:689-92 pubmed
    Article presents 4 cases of laryngeal tuberculosis hospitalized in ENT-department of K?odzko Hospital in years 2001-2003, being after-effect of advanced main process in lungs...
  66. Choi C, Hwang S, Lee C, Lee H, Kang C, Kim C, et al. Latent tuberculosis infection in a military setting diagnosed by whole-blood interferon-gamma assay. Respirology. 2007;12:898-901 pubmed
  67. Muranjan S, Kirtane M. Tubercular laryngeal abscess. J Laryngol Otol. 2001;115:660-2 pubmed
    ..We report a 37-year-old male, diagnosed with a tubercular laryngeal abscess which was successfully treated under local anaesthesia by incision and drainage and in whom a tracheostomy could be avoided...
  68. Krecicki T, Zalesska Krecicka M, Zatonski T, Jankowska R, Skrzydlewska Kaczmarek B. Laryngeal tuberculosis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2004;4:57 pubmed
  69. Coscarón Blanco E, Santa Cruz Ruiz S, Serradilla López J. [Tuberculous epiglotittis, an atypical form of laryngeal tuberculosis. Presentation of a case and revision of litterature]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2005;32:55-63 pubmed
    ..together with a change in it's clinical patterns, specially the extrapulmonar form, among wich is this laryngeal tuberculosis. This two facts and the marked polymorphism and mimetism proper of this condition may suggest that the ..
  70. Nishiike S, Nagai M, Nakagawa A, Konishi M, Sakata Y, Aihara T, et al. Laryngeal tuberculosis following laryngeal carcinoma. J Laryngol Otol. 2006;120:151-3 pubmed
    b>Laryngeal tuberculosis is a rare entity and the disease related to laryngeal cancer is extremely rare...