Clinical manifestations of laryngopharyngeal reflux

Jacob T. Cohen, Kevin K. Bach, Gregory N. Postma, James A. Koufman

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Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is ubiquitous and associated with many head and neck symptoms and diagnoses. In some cases, the symptom is the diagnosis-for example, LPR can cause sore throat, chronic cough, globus pharyngeus, and laryngospasm. Alternately, LPR can be associated with specific histopathologic lesions-for example, vocal process granulomas. LPR can be the sole cause or an etiologic cofactor in the development of many disorders of the aerodigestive tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalEar, Nose and Throat Journal
Issue number9 SUPPL. 2
StatePublished - Sep 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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