Importance of glottic configuration in the development of posterior laryngeal granuloma.

@article{Pontes2001ImportanceOG,
  title={Importance of glottic configuration in the development of posterior laryngeal granuloma.},
  author={Paulo Augusto de Lima Pontes and Noemi Grigolleto De Biase and Leny Kyrillos and Ant{\^o}nio Luiz Pontes},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2001},
  volume={110 8},
  pages={765-9}
}
Posterior laryngeal granuloma is frequently related to 3 predisposing factors: vocal abuse, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and orotracheal intubation. It is strongly predominant in men and rare in women, except under postintubation circumstances, in which the incidence is higher in women. The aim of this study was to characterize laryngeal conformations for each sex that, whenever associated with different causes, may lead to the onset and particular location of granulomas, according to a… CONTINUE READING
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