Early recognition and treatment of laryngeal swelling is essential owing to the potential life-threatening upper airway obstruction. Moreover, chronic laryngeal swelling may be caused by malignant or inflammatory conditions, such as amyloidosis,1 sarcoidosis,2 or IgG4-related disease.3 Here, we report a case with persistent laryngeal swelling caused by primary intralymphatic histiocytosis (ILH), a very rare benign disease that usually presents cutaneously.4,5
Kemps PG, Buijs J, Verdijk RM, Ledeboer QCP, Baatenburg de Jong RJ, van Laar JAM. Persistent Laryngeal Swelling Caused by Primary Intralymphatic Histiocytosis. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):675–677. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0849
Coronavirus Resource Center
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: