Chronic cough as a sign of laryngeal sensory neuropathy: diagnosis and treatment.

  • Bryant Lee, P. Woo
  • Published 2005 in The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
Chronic cough is often attributed to reflux, postnasal drip, or asthma. We present 28 patients who had chronic cough or throat-clearing as a manifestation of sensory neuropathy involving the superior or recurrent laryngeal nerve. They had been identified as having sudden-onset cough, laryngospasm, or throat-clearing after viral illness, surgery, or an… CONTINUE READING