Aspergillosis of the larynx.

  title={Aspergillosis of the larynx.},
  author={Ronald Benson-Mitchell and Neil Tolley and C. B. Croft and Andrew Gallimore},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={108 10},
Primary infection of the larynx with Aspergillus spp. is rare. It is more commonly seen as part of a wider infection involving the respiratory system in an immunocompromised host. In noncompromised patients laryngeal aspergillosis may represent colonization rather than invasion requiring no systemic anti-fungal treatment. The diagnosis is important as the presenting symptoms are suggestive of malignant laryngeal disease. We present a 62-year-old man with a short history of hoarseness. Direct… CONTINUE READING