Laryngeal Oedema Due To Hypersensitivity Reaction

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Otorhinolaryngology

Case description

This video shows oedema involving the left arytenoid, ariepiglottic fold, lateral hypopharyngeal wall, and lingual surface of epiglottis secondary to hypersensitivity reaction after a meal containing seafood. The reaction causes throat irritation and foreign body sensation. There were no stridor or true dysphagia. It responds well to short course of oral corticosteroid.

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