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Airway obstruction in Rosai-Dorfman disease

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 21 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l1122
  1. Justin R Shinn, resident physician1,
  2. Alexander Gelbard, associate professor of otolaryngology1 2
  1. 1Department of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
  2. 2Center for Complex Airway Reconstruction, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  1. Correspondence to J Shinn justin.r.shinn{at}

A 23 year old woman presented with painless palpable generalised lymphadenopathy and progressive dyspnoea. On examination, she had inspiratory stridor. Flexible laryngoscopy and computed tomography (fig 1) revealed almost …

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