TITLE

Benign fibrous histiocytoma of larynx: A rare cause of acute airway obstruction

AUTHOR(S)
Gupta, Shiv Sagar; Singhal, Sanjay
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Lung India;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Fibrous histiocytoma of larynx is a rare entity. We herein present a 35-year-old female of benign fibrous histiocytoma of larynx with severe airway obstruction that requiring urgent endotracheal intubation followed by tracheostomy. We also report the good long-term survival of this case after such a critical condition.
ACCESSION #
53290986

 

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