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Isolated Laryngotracheal Amyloidosis with Rare Clinical Presentation and Latest Surgical Management: Case Report and Review of Literature

Anupama Satpathy, Arjun Dasgupta, Chirajit Dutta, Nittala Venkata K Mohan

Keywords : Amyloidosis, Case report, Coblation, Hoarseness, Larynx, Tracheal

Citation Information : Satpathy A, Dasgupta A, Dutta C, Mohan NV. Isolated Laryngotracheal Amyloidosis with Rare Clinical Presentation and Latest Surgical Management: Case Report and Review of Literature. Int J Head Neck Surg 2023; 14 (4):68-70.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1558

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-01-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Isolated laryngotracheal amyloidosis is a rare disorder, accounting for only 0.2–1.2% of benign masses of the larynx. In the larynx, the rarest site mentioned in literature for amyloidosis is the subglottis and tracheal wall. Here, we present a case of a 69-year-old male who complained of progressive hoarseness, was diagnosed with subglottis and tracheal wall amyloidosis, and was treated with endoscopic microlaryngeal surgery and excision with coblation. As it is a slowly progressive disease, long-term follow-up is always recommended.

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