Laryngoceles and saccular cysts in infants and children.

  title={Laryngoceles and saccular cysts in infants and children.},
  author={Francisco J Civantos and Lauren D. Holinger},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  volume={118 3},
Laryngoceles and saccular cysts are an unusual cause of respiratory obstruction in infants and children. Laryngoceles in particular are less common in the pediatric population than in adults. They typically produce intermittent upper airway obstruction and hoarseness (due to episodic filling with air), and are, therefore, difficult to diagnose. Saccular cysts produce similar symptoms but are not episodic. While smaller anterior saccular cysts are readily managed by endoscopic excision, larger… CONTINUE READING

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