Traumatic laryngeal rupture

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Punched to anterior neck. Now hoarse voice and coughing blood. Neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Fracture of the left thyroid lamina just off midline with extensive subcutaneous gas as well as swelling of laryngeal mucosa to the right of midline just above the chords.

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Case information

rID: 19844
Published: 16th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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