• Herpes simplex commonly affects only the lips and oral cavity. We report a case of a herpetic lesion that appeared to be a carcinoma localized to the epiglottis. The lesion resolved spontaneously within a month. The diagnostic value of viral culture, serological testing, and immunofluorescence, as well as histopathological evaluation is assessed, and a brief review of upper-respiratory tract herpetic disease is presented.
(Arch Otolaryngol 102:374-376, 1976)
Schwenzfeier CW, Fechner RE. Herpes Simplex of the Epiglottis. Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(6):374–376. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780110086012
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