Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 197–199 | Cite as

Spontaneous extensive pharyngeal submucous haemorrhage in a case of haemophilia

  • T. Gopi Chand
  • E. Rama Krishna Reddy
Clinical Records


An unusual case of haemophilia in an elderly man with extensive intralingual and pharyngeal haemorrhage is presented. The patient made uneventfull recovery after tracheostomy and routine emperical treatment. The peculiar behaviour of the disease with haemorrhage in certain areas of throat leaving other sites and the probable reasons have been discussed. The role of tracheostomy in a hamophilic patient is considerded.


Soft Palate Bleeding Time Hard Palate Peculiar Behaviour Posterior Pharyngeal Wall 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Gopi Chand
    • 1
  • E. Rama Krishna Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Kurnool Medical CollegeKurnool (A. P.)

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