Laringocele: Aspecto ultra-sonográfico - Relato de caso

Translated title of the contribution: External laryngocele: Sonographic appearance - A case report

Marco Da Cunha Pinho, Publio César Viana, Mauricio Omokawa, Cezar Simões, Eloisa M M Santiago Gebrim, Giovanni Guido Cerri, Maria Cristina Chammas

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Abstract

Laryngoceles are fairly unusual diseases defined as anomalous saccular dilatation of the laryngeal ventricles. The usual classification divides laryngoceles into internal, external and mixed types. Internal laryngoceles are those located medially to the thyrohyoid membrane and usually compress the false vocal cords causing hoarseness or airway obstructive symptoms. External laryngoceles extend through the thyrohyoid membrane, presenting as cervical masses; and mixed laryngoceles present both the internal and external components with their respective symptoms. Diagnosis is usually defined by computed tomography and/or laryngoscopy. This is a report of a case of mixed laryngocele diagnosed by ultrasonography in a patient referred for investigation with a history of palpable cervical mass.

Translated title of the contributionExternal laryngocele: Sonographic appearance - A case report
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)279-282
Number of pages4
JournalRadiologia Brasileira
Volume40
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2007

Keywords

  • Cervical mass
  • Laryngocele
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Pinho, M. D. C., Viana, P. C., Omokawa, M., Simões, C., Santiago Gebrim, E. M. M., Cerri, G. G., & Chammas, M. C. (2007). Laringocele: Aspecto ultra-sonográfico - Relato de caso. Radiologia Brasileira, 40(4), 279-282.