Observations on the pathogenesis of chronic non-specific pharyngitis and laryngitis.

@article{Ward1982ObservationsOT,
  title={Observations on the pathogenesis of chronic non-specific pharyngitis and laryngitis.},
  author={Paul H. Ward and George Berci},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1982},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={1377-82}
}
Repeated analysis of cinephotographic and cinefluorographic studies, correlated with clinical observations, have provided insight into the physiopathology of many cases of chronic non-specific pharyngitis, laryngitis, contact ulcers, granulomas, and pachylaryngitis. Hiatal hernia and gastro-esophageal-pharyngeal reflux appear to be the cause of local irritation. Chronic coughing and habitual harsh throat clearing initiate the contact ulcers and granuloma formation. the successful treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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