Background. Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) is an acute neurological disorder resulting from thiamine deficiency. It is mainly related to alcohol abuse but it can be associated with other conditions such as gastrointestinal disorders. This vitamin deficiency can also present with cardiovascular symptoms, called "wet beriberi." Association with folate deficit… (More)
We describe a case of laryngeal amyloidoma in a 39-year-old man in whom CT examination disclosed a calcifield soft-tissue mass arising in the epiglottis. The presence of focal calcifications suggested a cartilaginous tumor.