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A Rare Case of Ductal Laryngeal Cyst and Its Surgical Outcome

Hesti D Palupi, Anisa H Khoiria, Ardhila R Rasyada

Keywords : Case report, Dysphonia, Laryngeal cyst, Microlaryngeal surgery, Steroid injection, Vocal cord cyst

Citation Information : Palupi HD, Khoiria AH, Rasyada AR. A Rare Case of Ductal Laryngeal Cyst and Its Surgical Outcome. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2023; 13 (2):27-31.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10023-1248

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-02-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Background: Benign lesions of vocal fold commonly occur in general population, causing significant hoarseness and interfering with routine vocal use. We aim to report a combination of microlaryngeal surgery and steroid injection intralesion in treating vocal fold ductal cyst. Case description: A 46-year-old male presented with chronic and persistent dysphonia for the past 2 years. Flexible laryngoscope examination showed a pale white mass on the one-third anterior of the right true vocal fold. Significant improvement was acquired following microlaryngeal surgery and vocal fold steroid injection. Conclusion: A vocal cord ductal cyst, a rare apparition, manifests clinically similar to other benign laryngeal lesions. Therefore, a common management algorithm can be utilized. Postoperative care is a notable matter in the management of a ductal laryngeal cyst to achieve good vocal outcome.

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