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66 Possible Causes for Tender Larynx

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] to gentle palpation over the larynx Cervical adenopathy Respiratory distress Fever Tripod or sniffing posture Respiratory distress in patients with epiglottitis may manifest[] […] stridor may be notable and best appreciated with auscultation over the anterior trachea; wheezing heard only on expiration is most consistent with bronchial disease Mild cough Tenderness[]

  • Laryngeal Fracture

    Neck hematomas, hemoptysis, tenderness over the larynx and the loss of visible anatomical markers over the neck also constitute indications for a thorough clinical assessment[] Also, stridor, hemoptysis, subcutaneous emphysema and tenderness/deformity of the larynx skeleton may be present.[] Suspect an acute fracture if tenderness is present upon palpation of the larynx.[]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    The voice box (larynx), windpipe (trachea), or airways of the lungs can be affected, resulting in hoarseness, a nonproductive cough, shortness of breath, and tenderness over[] , trachea, or bronchi (causing hoarseness, cough, and tenderness over the laryngeal cartilage) Internal ear Cardiovascular system (eg, aortic regurgitation, mitral regurgitation[] On examination she was tender over the anterior cervical trachea and larynx.[]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

    In some cases, a tumor in the larynx can make it hard to swallow.[] Dyspnoea and stridor, pain, dysphagia, cough, swelling in the neck, haemoptysis, halitosis, reflective otalgia, tenderness of the larynx and weight loss can also occur during[] In addition to checking general signs of health, your doctor will carefully feel your neck to check for lumps, swelling, tenderness or other changes.[]

  • Cricoarytenoid Ankylosis

    Early pathological changes of rheumatoid arthritis in the larynx affect the synovium and can present with symptoms of pain, tenderness, dysphonia, redness and swelling of[]

  • Subacute Thyroiditis

    Abstract Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis is an uncommon disease that occurs most often in women in their second to fifth decades of life. This disease usually presents with thyroid tenderness, a low grade fever, and occasional dysphagia. The disease resolves spontaneously, usually without thyroid function[…][]

  • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

    Abstract To elucidate the complex molecular mechanisms of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC), the mRNA and miRNA expression profiles of ATC were systematically explored. A total of 55 common differentially expressed genes (DEGs) were obtained from two mRNA expression datasets including 23 ATC samples and 24[…][]

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

    Perthe's syndrome or traumatic asphyxia is a clinical syndrome associating cervicofacial cyanosis, petechia and subconjonctival hemorrhage to neurological symptoms. This syndrome appears after severe and transient compressive blunt chest injury. A Valsalva maneuver is necessary before thoracic compression for the[…][]

  • Tracheal Injury

    Abstract Two cases are presented of severe tracheal damage secondary to low-pressure high-volume endotracheal tube cuffs monitored carefully against over-inflation. Our patients' findings suggest that in the presence of tracheal inhalation injury or severe tracheal infection strict monitoring of pressures,[…][]

  • Inhalation Burn

    Abstract We report a rare case of long segmental laryngotracheal stenosis following inhalation burn injury. The patient presented 2 months after his injury with progressive stridor and dyspnea necessitating tracheostomy. A computed tomographic scan of the neck revealed stenosis extending from the vocal cords[…][]

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