Persistent hoarseness: an aggressive approach for early detection of laryngeal cancer.

@article{Johnson1980PersistentHA,
  title={Persistent hoarseness: an aggressive approach for early detection of laryngeal cancer.},
  author={Jonas T. Johnson and Robb K. Newman and Jordan E Olson},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  year={1980},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={122-6}
}
Persistent hoarseness in a patient should always alert the physician to the possibility of laryngeal carcinoma. Prompt visualization of the larynx is essential, particularly in high-risk patients over 40 years of age without a history of upper respiratory infection. Mirror examination (indirect laryngoscopy) is the usual initial diagnostic procedure… CONTINUE READING