, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 153–155 | Cite as

Laryngeal Mass with Multiple Cranial Neuropathies as a Presenting Sign for Varicella Zoster Infection

  • Rabia Shihada
  • Alexander Brodsky
  • Michal Luntz
Case Report


The most common presentation of varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection is unilateral distribution of herpetic eruptions and neuralgia. Laryngeal involvement is considered very rare.


Deglutition Herpes zoster Laryngeal mass Facial palsy Deglutition disorders 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rabia Shihada
    • 1
  • Alexander Brodsky
    • 1
  • Michal Luntz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Bnai-Zion Medical CenterTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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