Ventricular laryngeal cyst: A threat to airway! - SJA
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A 48-year-old male patient presented to outpatient's department of otolaryngology with a history of hoarseness of voice and noisy breathing for 6 months that were insidious in onset and gradually progressive. However, there was no difficulty in swallowing and deglutition. There was no history of any other systemic illness. Physical examination and routine blood investigation were within normal limits. Airway examination was normal. Laryngeal endoscopy revealed a large saccular growth arising from the left lateral aspect of larynx just above the left vocal cord [Figure , and contrast-enhanced computed tomography neck revealed a heterogeneously enhancing lesion of size 19 mm × 25 mm in the left supraglottic larynx involving aryepiglottic fold causing significant narrowing of the laryngeal inlet. The patient was posted for excision of this cyst under general anaesthesia...

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