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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 134-136

Ectopic tonsillar tissue presenting with bilateral arytenoid swelling: A case report


Department of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India

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Anie Melootu Thomas
Department of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2349-4220.172914

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Arytenoid swelling, especially in a male patient presenting with complaints of change in voice needs to be evaluated to rule out malignancy. We present the case of a 60 year old male with a change in voice, bilateral arytenoid swelling, which on further evaluation diagnosed as laryngeal tonsil. Lymphoid hyperplasia presenting with bilateral arytenoid swelling is very rare and should be considered in atypical presentations of larynx.


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