A case of laryngeal aspergillosis following radiation therapy.

  title={A case of laryngeal aspergillosis following radiation therapy.},
  author={Yasuo Ogawa and Nobuhiro Nishiyama and Akira Hagiwara and Takahisa Ami and Hiroyuki Fujita and Tomoyuki Yoshida and Mamoru Suzuki},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  volume={29 1},
Primary laryngeal aspergillosis is extremely rare. It is commonly seen as a part of a systemic infection involving the respiratory system in an immunocompromised host. Differential diagnosis is important, as the clinical symptoms are similar to those of malignant laryngeal disease. We describe a 73-year-old man with a history of hoarseness. He had a history of radiotherapy for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and had a history of diabetes. Direct laryngoscope and biopsy confirmed the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING