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  • Malignant
  • It was found to be accurate in the diagnosis of other malignant as well as benign mediastinal pathologies, all of which were treatable. (org.pk)
  • On frozen section, 3(3.4%) cases were read as benign but were found to be malignant on permanent sections. (org.pk)
  • respiratory
  • 2 It is an important symptom of laryngeal disease presenting in general practice, and ranges from the very common, trivial, self-limiting condition of viral upper respiratory tract infection to a life-threatening disorder (see Table 57.1 ). (mhmedical.com)
  • throat
  • More severe granulomas may result in throat ache or soreness, as well as pain that lateralizes to one or both ears. (wikipedia.org)
  • Signs of contact granulomas are frequent coughing and throat-clearing. (wikipedia.org)
  • An ear, nose and throat specialist will first obtain a history of the complaint, including the quality of the hoarseness, its severity, the length of time the hoarseness has been present, and any factors that either aggravate or alleviate it. (texasent.com)
  • trauma
  • The major etiologic factors of contact granulomas have been organized into the following categories: Mechanical issues resulting in contact granulomas are related to physical trauma at the level of the vocal folds. (wikipedia.org)
  • endoscopic
  • Many laryngeal cancers can be treated with endoscopic and laser surgery which can yield a high cure rate while preserving the voice and leaving no external scars. (alphasurg.com)
  • infection
  • For patients in need of tracheal intubation to receive oral drugs, an oversized tube, excessive movement of the tube, or infection can lead to contact granulomas, but this is rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • This may consist of self-treatment (see Treatment of Mild Hoarseness), or may benefit from professional speech therapy consultation. (texasent.com)
  • tissue
  • Contact granulomas can be physically identified and diagnosed by observing the presence of proliferative tissue originating from the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage. (wikipedia.org)
  • vocal cords
  • The gap between the vocal cords deserves your primary attention, and it is easily forgotten looking at all the other structures around, although the gap is the most significant location to find the source of hoarseness. (voicedoctor.net)
  • rare
  • For patients in need of tracheal intubation to receive oral drugs, an oversized tube, excessive movement of the tube, or infection can lead to contact granulomas, but this is rare. (wikipedia.org)