Journal of Otology & RhinologyISSN: 2324-8785

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Case Report, J Otol Rhinol Vol: 7 Issue: 4

Bilateral Mixed Laryngocele in an Oboe Player

Alexandra Gomes1*, Rafaela Veloso-Teles2,3, Francisco M Silva1 and Rui Fonseca1

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Senhora Oliveira Hospital, Guimaraes, Portugal

2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Cova da Beira Hospital Center, Covilha, Portugal

*Corresponding Author : Alexandra Gomes
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Senhora Oliveira Hospital, Guimaraes, Portugal
Tel: 202-994-1825

Received: June 18, 2018 Accepted: July 04, 2018 Published: July 11, 2018

Citation: Gomes A, Veloso-Teles R, Silva FM, Fonseca R (2018) Bilateral Mixed Laryngocele in an Oboe Player. J Otol Rhinol 7:4. doi: 10.4172/2324-8785.1000349


Laryngocele is a rare benign dilatation of the laryngeal saccule, which is filled with air. Prevalence of laryngocele is five times higher in men; its aetiology is still unclear which includes some congenital and acquired conditions. In this study we have presented a case of 19 year-old-boy, an oboe player, who was observed with a bilateral swelling of the neck and after undertaking the Otorhinolaryngological examination, it revealed a bilateral painless mass in the neck that increased in size and also Computed tomography (CT) and histopathological report demonstrated it as laryngocele. We have performed bilateral cervical approach and removed the laryngoceles. We have reported rare association of laryngocele with laryngeal carcinoma, especially supraglottic carcinoma in this study

Keywords: Bilateral laryngocele; Oboe player; Larynx

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