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July 1991

Crack Cocaine Burns of the Larynx

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Otolaryngology (Dr Snyderman) and Radiology (Drs Weissmann, Tabor, and Curtin), Eye and Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991;117(7):792-795. doi:10.1001/archotol.1991.01870190104022

• Burn injuries of the larynx are a previously unrecognized complication of cocaine abuse. The clinical presentations and magnetic resonance imaging findings of two patients are presented. Recognition of this entity is important to avoid errors in diagnosis and in management.

(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991;117:792-795)

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