International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery

Register      Login

VOLUME 2 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2011 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

A Vallecular Cyst as a Cause of Hemoptysis in an Adult

Prabodh Karnik, Anuja Santosh Kulkarni

Citation Information : Karnik P, Kulkarni AS. A Vallecular Cyst as a Cause of Hemoptysis in an Adult. Int J Head Neck Surg 2011; 2 (3):158-160.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1075

Published Online: 00-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A vallecular cyst although rare but well-documented clinical entity. This case report presents a case of vallecular cyst in a 26-year-old male patient who presented to us with history of spontaneous onset hemoptysis for 9 days along with voice change and dysphagia for 15 days.


PDF Share
  1. Laryngeal cysts in adults: A clinicopathologic study of 20 cases. Am J Clin Pathol 1984;81:715-20.
  2. Clinical and morphological aspects of laryngeal cysts. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 1997;254:430-36.
  3. Vallecular cysts in newborns and young infants. Pediatr Pulmonol 1999;27: 282-85.
  4. Cyst of the larynx: Classification. Laryngoscope 1970;80(1):145-76.
  5. Cysts of the larynx. Arch Otolaryngol 1933;18:281-90.
  6. Hemoptysis in an adult with a vallecular cyst: A rare presentation. Saudi Medical Journal 2008;29(10):1497-1500.
  7. Laryngeal cyst causing haemoptysis. An unusual presentation. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 1986;28(1):50-51.
  8. Innovative surgical technique in the management of vallecular cyst. Online J Health Allied Scs 2003;3:02.
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.