Published in Blood Weekly, October 29th, 2009
"We describe what appears to be the first case in the medical literature of sarcoidosis presenting as isolated, bilateral true vocal cord paralysis resulting from compressive bilateral mediastinal adenopathy. The presenting symptoms, clinical outcome, radiographs and laryngeal findings are discussed in detail," wrote C.S. Coffey and colleagues, Medical University of South Carolina.
The researchers concluded: "Sarcoidosis should therefore be added to the differential diagnosis of bilateral vocal fold paralysis."
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