Table 1: Different cases of laryngeal tuberculosis from the literature.
|Authors and year of publication||clinical presentation||Laryngoscopy||Biopsy and histology||Bronchoscopy or others||Treatment and evolution|
|Kumar 2014 ||-55-year-old male -Chronic tobacco chewer -Progressive foreign body sensation in throat and change in voice for last three months||-Diffuse edema of epiglottis, bilateral aryepiglotttic folds and false cords||-Stratified squamous epithelium with epitheloid granuloma and Langhans giant cell surrounded by lymphocytes suggestive of tuberculosis||-Purulent discharge coming from the left upper lobe bronchus and bronchoalveolar lavage were taken which showed mycobacterium tuberculosis on culture by bactec method||2RHZE/4RH -Complete resolution of symptoms and swelling after 2 month|
|Bhuyan 2014 ||-49-year-old -Non-smoker||-Insidious onset hoarseness, dry cough and anorexia of 2 months duration||-Congested laryngeal and pharyngeal mucosa||-Stratified squamous epithelium with subepithelial infiltration with inflammatory cells comprising mainly with lymphocytes and Langerhan's type giant cells suggestive of a granulomatous inflammation due to TB without any evidence of malignancy||2RHZE/4RH -Complete resolution of symptoms after 1 month|
|Chen 2012 ||-47-year-old||-Throat discomfort especially when swallowing and an unproductive cough||-Thickened, irregular and friable lesion on the epiglottis||-Necrotic granulomatous inflammation, a single acid fast bacillus on Ziehl-Neelsen stain and no evidence of malignancy -Pulmonary shadowing in the right upper zone in chest radiograph||2RHZE/4RH -Complete resolution of symptoms after 1 month|