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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 254–255 | Cite as

Sudden Hoarseness due to unilateral cord vocal paralysis in a patient with Behçet's Disease

  • T. Pırıldar
  • O. Çelik
Article

Abstract

Behçet's disease is a systemic necrotising vasculitis affecting arteries and veins of all sizes in any location [1]. Here we report a patient with Behçet's disease who presented with sudden hoarseness due to unilateral vocal cord paralysis from recurrent laryngeal nerve damage.

Keywords

Behçet's disease Hoarseness Recurrent laryngeal nerve damage Vocal cord paralysis 

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© Clinical Rheumatology 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OtolaryncologyCelal Bayar UniversityTurkey
  2. 2.Department of RheumatologyCelal Bayar UniversityManisaTurkey

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