Explore the latest in laryngology, including recent advances in understanding the work-up and management of laryngeal masses, dysfunction, and cancers.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of epiglottitis in children.
A woman in her 60s with a history of end-stage renal disease who had a kidney transplant 9 months ago presented with progressive cough, dyspnea, and hoarseness. What is your diagnosis?
This medical record review of 186 patients evaluates the association of clinical factors with the symptomatic recurrence of idiopathic subglottic stenosis.
This systematic review examines whether fundoplication is effective control of signs and symptoms in adults with laryngopharyngeal reflux.
A 27-year-old man with a history of pharyngeal gonorrhea presented with a 7-day history of severe sore throat and odynophagia, worse when swallowing solids than liquids. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study evaluates the association between singing in a children’s choir and the development of pediatric voice disorders.
This Evidence Synopsis describes an updated Cochrane review of glucocorticoids for croup in children.
This narrative review discusses common presenting symptoms, associated otorhinolaryngology symptoms, diagnostic workup, endoscopic features, and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis for the general otolaryngologist.
This case report describes a man in his late teens with scoliosis, muscular dystrophy, and severe osteoporosis who presented with a 3-month history of tracheal discomfort and light bleeding during tracheal aspiration.
This quality improvement study examines how a new electronic health record affects a series of process, outcome, and balance measures for sedation weaning management in pediatric patients undergoing laryngotracheal reconstruction.
This case series study examines whether the ability to achieve a prosthesis-free airway in adults after open airway reconstruction is associated with red blood cell distribution width at the time of surgery.
This narrative review discusses diagnosis and treatment of tracheobronchomalacia (TBM) in infants and children and presents a novel classification system.
This case series describes the development and use of a novel mini-tracheostomy tray for procedures involving the upper airway.
This study evaluates the medical records of infants with laryngomalacia and associated breathing and feeding difficulties to determine the prevalence of aspiration among this pediatric patient population.
This case study examines a man in his 30s who presented 20 months after an emergency intubation with an iatrogenic retained nasal trumpet.
This medical record review of 42 patients compares the use of peak expiratory flow, expiratory disproportion index, and total peak flow measures for monitoring disease progression in patients with idiopathic subglottic stenosis.
This cross-sectional study of patients with a diagnosis of larynx cancer characterizes the hospital volume-outcome association specifically for laryngectomy surgery and identifies a minimum hospital volume threshold associated with improved outcomes.
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