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European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck

, Volume 263, Issue 3, pp 237-240

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Oncocytic cyst presenting as laryngocele with surgical emphysema

  • Stephen E. McDonaldAffiliated withDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology, Southmead HospitalDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Email author 
  • , Darren K. PinderAffiliated withDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology, Southmead Hospital
  • , Chandan SenAffiliated withDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology, Southmead Hospital
  • , Martin A. BirchallAffiliated withDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology, Southmead HospitalDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Aintree

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Abstract

We present a case of laryngeal oncocytic cysts presenting as bilateral laryngoceles and surgical emphysema of the neck. Although there is a rare, but well-documented association of laryngoceles with laryngeal carcinoma, coexistence with another laryngeal pathology is less well reported.

Keywords

Larynx Oncocytes Subcutaneous emphysema