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December 1949


Arch Otolaryngol. 1949;50(6):835. doi:10.1001/archotol.1949.00700010850019

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Recently I found among some of the material which I had brought with me from Germany the two accompanying pictures from a case of hemangioma of the larynx, which, so far as I am aware, is quite unique.

Hemangioma of the larynx.

A laborer, aged 35, was referred to me by a general practitioner for relief from severe attacks of suffocation. Examination revealed laryngeal hemangiomas of such size that they could completely obstruct the airway when they were swollen. On the advice of Professor von Eicken, I injected a few drops of 1:1,000 mercury bichloride solution. The effect was rapid. The hemangiomas disappeared completely, and so far as I know there was no recurrence. The patient did not return for further treatment, and he was soon lost to follow-up.

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