Histopathology of candidal hyperplastic lesions of the larynx.

  title={Histopathology of candidal hyperplastic lesions of the larynx.},
  author={Uğur Pabuççuoğlu and Canten Tuncer and Selma Şengiz},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  volume={198 10},
Candidiasis of the larynx is rare, and candidal involvement of the larynx mostly occurs after pulmonary, pharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis, or as part of disseminated disease. We here report our morphologic observations made in five cases of laryngeal candidiasis. These cases had the following morphologic features in common: 1. pronounced epithelial hyperplasia, which may show a verrucous pattern, 2. prominent ortho-parakeratosis, and 3. predominantly neutrophilic infiltration located in… CONTINUE READING