author={John Wood and Theodore Athanasiadis and Jacqui Allen},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
Laryngitis describes inflammation of the larynx, and a variety of causes result in the presentation of common symptoms. Laryngitis may be acute or chronic, infective or inflammatory, an isolated disorder, or part of systemic disease, and often includes symptoms such as hoarseness. Commonly, laryngitis is related to an upper respiratory tract infection and can have a major impact on physical health, quality of life, and even psychological wellbeing and occupation if symptoms persist. Overall… 
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Seasonal Variations in Public Inquiries into Laryngitis: An Infodemiology Study.

Identification and Management of Chronic Laryngitis.

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Inflammatory Responses in Mucosal Barrier Dysfunction of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract

This review describes the components and functions of the mucosal barrier and the results of LPR-induced mucosal inflammation in the UAT and discusses the dynamic alterations in the mucosa barrier that might be potential therapeutic targets for L PR-induced disorders.

Effect of Preconception, Prenatal and Postnatal Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Laryngitis in Southern Chinese Children

It is suggested that early-life exposure to SO2 significantly increases risk of childhood laryngitis, and preventive measures need to be implemented to mitigate industrial air pollution.

Qualitative Aspects of the Voice Signal

  • Rita Singh
  • Business
    Profiling Humans from their Voice
  • 2019
Of all the studies referenced in Chapters. 1 and 3, the majority have found positive correlations between various profile parameters and voice quality. The word “quality” is very loosely used in the



Acute Laryngitis Superimposed on Chronic Laryngitis

A 40-year-old man with a remote history of head and neck radiation for Hodgkin lymphoma presented with dysphonia, voice fatigue, and productive cough of 1 week's duration, and his symptoms and examination findings suggested acute laryngitis superimposed on chronic radiation lARYngitis.

Diagnosis of Voice Disorders

In diagnosing voice disorders, a description is obtained of the patient’s chief complaints, present illness, degree and quality of hoarseness, past history, occupation, and voice-related daily habits

Antibiotics for acute laryngitis in adults.

Antibiotics appear to have no benefit in treating acute laryngitis and the implications for practice are that prescribing antibiotics should not be done in the first instance as they will not objectively improve symptoms.

Biomarkers and laryngopharyngeal reflux

Abstract Laryngopharyngeal reflux is a controversial but increasingly made diagnosis used in patients with a collection of often non-specific laryngeal symptoms. It is a clinical diagnosis, and its

Chronic cough: an otorhinolaryngology perspective

The evidence for cause of chronic cough is reviewed, as well as up to date techniques for the otolaryngologist, including transnasal esophagoscopy, to assess the patient in clinic allowing accurate diagnosis.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Hoarseness (Dysphonia)

  • S. SchwartzSeth M. Cohen Milesh Patel
  • Medicine
    Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2009

Extra-Esophageal Manifestations of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

In patients with extra-esophageal symptoms, objective findings of moderate-sized hiatal hernia and moderate reflux on pH testing may predict response to acid suppressive therapy, and continued PPI therapy in this group is not recommended.

Fungal laryngitis.

A 65-year-old white woman complained of an increasingly sore throat despite treatment with a twicedaily proton-pump inhibitor and a daily H, blocker for laryngopharyngeal reflux, and was counseled that her propensity to develop fungal infections of the larynx was attributable to her use of inhaled corticosteroids for COPD.

Herpes simplex infection of the larynx requiring laryngectomy.