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July 1972

Intralesional Steroids in Laryngeal Stenosis: A Preliminary Report

Author Affiliations

Fort Sam Houston, Tex
From the Otolaryngology Service, Brooke General Hospital, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Tex. Major Cobb is now with the US Army Hospital, Ft. Jackson, SC.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(1):52-56. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090090012

Intralesional corticosteroids have been used with success in treatment of hypertrophic scars, keloids, and esophageal stenosis. In this preliminary survey, it appears that intralesional injection of corticosteroids into laryngeal stenosis, at least in the early form of the lesion, may be an effective method of conservative management of the problem.