DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20202803

Laryngeal zoster: two esoteric cases

Namrita Bopanna, Anithakumari A. M., Nithya Shree J.

Abstract


Herpes zoster is a neurocutaneous disease resulting from the reactivation of varicella-zoster virus in dorsal sensory or cranial nerve ganglia. A thorough knowledge of laryngeal zoster is important to diagnose Zoster sine herpete. Case I shows polyneuritic involvement. Case II shows mononeuritic presentation. The clinical picture of laryngeal zoster varies from mucocutaneous lesions and paralysis to that mimicking malignancy leading to missed diagnoses.


Keywords


Laryngeal zoster, Zoster sine herpete, Herpes zoster

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