Annals of Indian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42--44

Idiopathic primary supraglottic laryngeal abscess


Shubhankar Gupta, Saurabh Varshney, Manu Malhotra, Amit Kumar Tyagi, Amit Kumar 
 Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Saurabh Varshney
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh - 249 203, Uttarakhand
India

Laryngeal abscess is a suppurative submucosal connective tissue inflammation of the larynx. It is rare but can be life-threatening due to its potential for airway obstruction. The etiology and thus treatment has changed drastically from pre- to postantibiotic era. We are hereby reporting an interesting rare case of laryngeal abscess in this postantibiotic era. Current etiological factors and modes of presentation are also discussed in this article.


How to cite this article:
Gupta S, Varshney S, Malhotra M, Tyagi AK, Kumar A. Idiopathic primary supraglottic laryngeal abscess.Ann Indian Acad Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019;3:42-44


How to cite this URL:
Gupta S, Varshney S, Malhotra M, Tyagi AK, Kumar A. Idiopathic primary supraglottic laryngeal abscess. Ann Indian Acad Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg [serial online] 2019 [cited 2022 Sep 28 ];3:42-44
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