Examination of 41 cases of laryngeal tuberculosis observed between 1975-1985.

@article{Galietti1989ExaminationO4,
  title={Examination of 41 cases of laryngeal tuberculosis observed between 1975-1985.},
  author={F. Galietti and G E Giorgis and Gilberto Gandolfi and A Astesiano and C Miravalle and A Ardizzi and G Favata and D Miscioscia},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={2 8},
  pages={731-2}
}
Forty one cases of laryngeal tuberculosis, accounting for 0.8% of all cases of tuberculosis observed in 1975-1985, are evaluated. The mean age was 53 yrs, the male/female ratio 9:1. In all cases current or earlier pulmonary tuberculosis was noted. The laryngeal sites affected were, in order of frequency: true vocal cords, epiglottis, false cords and laryngeal ventricles, arytenoid and interarytenoid area, subglottic area. The patients were usually treated with isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol… CONTINUE READING

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