LUBOMIR J. VALENTA, M.D.
In July 1974 we saw Mrs. B. for the first time. This 24-year-old woman complained of aphonia of 5 to 7 days' duration, which was followed by several days of hoarseness. Such episodes had occurred with each of her menstrual periods through the previous 8 months.
Her menarche had been at age 14, and her menses were regular ever since. Five years ago she became pregnant, but miscarried in the third month of pregnancy. She never became pregnant again. A year ago a diagnosis of left-sided ovarian cyst was made and the cyst was removed surgically. The pelvic organs were
VALENTA LJ. Cyclic Laryngeal Edema with Aphonia. Ann Intern Med. ;82:62–63. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-1-62
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