Cryptococcal infection of the vocal folds

Yen Liang Chang, Shih Han Hung, Chih Hsien Liu, Hsin Te Hsu, Pin Zhir Chao, Fei Peng Lee, Po Yueh Chen

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Abstract

Cryptococcosis of the larynx is rare. In this manuscript we present a case of laryngeal cryptococcosis with a clear history of pigeon exposure. Cryptococcal laryngitis may present as hoarseness without other typical symptoms, even in immunocompetent individuals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1043-1046
Number of pages4
JournalSoutheast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
Volume44
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013

Keywords

  • Cryptococcosis
  • Hoarseness
  • Infection
  • Larynx
  • Pigeon
  • Taiwan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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