Region-specific immunological response of the different laryngeal compartments: significance of larynx-associated lymphoid tissue

@article{Kutta2003RegionspecificIR,
  title={Region-specific immunological response of the different laryngeal compartments: significance of larynx-associated lymphoid tissue},
  author={Hannes Kutta and Philipp Steven and Bernhard N. Tillmann and Michael Tsokos and Friedrich Paulsen},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={311},
  pages={365-371}
}
The occurrence of primary extranodal marginal-zone B-cell lymphoma [of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type] has only been described in the supraglottic region, implying that preexistent organized lymphoid tissue is present at that site only. To date, studies have not established clearly whether organized MALT shows a site-related distribution in the larynx. The supraglottic region of the false vocal folds and the subglottis from 87 unselected cadavers with no known history of… CONTINUE READING