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Lupus of the larynx

  1. Definition: Is an indolent tubercular infection associated with lupus of nose and pharynx.
  2. Site affected: Anterior part of the larynx (Epiglottis - AE fold- Ventricular bands)
  3. Clinical features: It is a painless condition and the patient is asymptomatic . No association with pulmonary tuberculosis. The epiglottis may be completely destroyed.
  4. Treatment : ATT
  5. Prognosis : Good

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