Diagnosis and management of laryngeal trauma in sports.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The management of sports-related laryngeal trauma presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. The application of basic treatment principles such as airway monitoring, thorough physical examination, and fiberoptic laryngeal examination will direct the management. Further radiologic examination or surgical intervention may be required to adequately assess and manage the injury. We review the diagnosis, treatment, and management in a case of laryngeal fracture that occurred during a National Hockey League game.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hanft, K; Posternack, C; Astor, F; Attarian, D

Published Date

  • June 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 89 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 631 - 633

PubMed ID

  • 8638209

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-199606000-00018


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States