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84 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[] People with laryngeal fractures will also show stridor, air in the subcutaneous tissues, bruising, tenderness to touching the larynx, the spitting up of blood, and hematoma[] Also, stridor, haemoptysis, subcutaneous emphysema and tenderness/deformity of the larynx skeleton may be present.[]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

    […] owing to tumor necrosis or suppuration Lump in the neck Broadening of the larynx on palpation with loss of crepitation Tenderness of the larynx Fullness of the cricothyroid[] 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[]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Symptoms include hoarseness, a nonproductive cough, and tenderness over the larynx and proximal trachea.[] , 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.[]

  • 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

    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 abnormalities.[…][]

  • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

    An 84-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for the examination and treatment of painful right thyroid swelling on August 2, 2002. Thyroid ultrasonography showed a mass of about 6 cm in diameter at the right thyroid lobe. Aspiration biopsy cytology (ABC) of her mass showed a thyroid carcinoma. Her neck[…][]

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

    The present study was undertaken to examine specific features of unintentional traumatic asphyxial deaths in childhood. Coronial files and records at the Forensic Science Centre in Adelaide, South Australia, were examined over a 35-year period from 1966 to 2000 for all cases of traumatic asphyxial death occurring[…][]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    ) Usual (tender) None Tender larynx Rare None None Usual Source: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds.[] Tonsillar exudates Occasional (mononucleosis) Usual Often None Tonsillar asymmetry None None Usual None Trismus None None Usual None Cervical adenopathy Occasional Usual (tender[]

  • Tracheal Injury

    Tracheal injury characterized by subcutaneous emphysema and dyspnea can occur following the use of a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube. Should tracheal injury occur, it may be possible to manage resultant airway obstruction with a tracheal stent. We describe the case of a 51-year-old patient who developed a tracheal[…][]

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