Airway obstruction due to lymphoma of the larynx and trachea.

@article{Hessan1988AirwayOD,
  title={Airway obstruction due to lymphoma of the larynx and trachea.},
  author={H Hessan and Jeff Houck and Harold Harvey},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1988},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={176-80}
}
Involvement of the larynx and trachea by lymphoma is an uncommon problem that can cause life-threatening airway obstruction. High grade obstruction, involvement of the soft tissue of the neck, and tracheal deviation can make intubation and tracheotomy hazardous, if not impossible. Tracheotomy can be ineffective with obstruction of the distal trachea. The… CONTINUE READING