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Atrophic laryngitis (laryngitis sicca)

 
  • Usually a part of atrophic rhinitis
  • Respiratory epithelium shows atrophic mucosa with lose of cilia with crusts.
  • Bleeding + on removal of crusts
  • Most common site: False cords, Posterior region, Subglottic region
  • Clinically : Hoarseness and irritable cough
  • Treatment: Treat the underlying cause (poor nutrition, generalized infection, rarely syphilis) and humidification/ glycerine/glucose sprays




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