Articles tagged with "laryngeal mucosa"

Larygnopharyngeal Reflux Changes Laryngeal Mucosa

How does reflux affect laryngeal tissue quality? Background: Laryngopharyngeal reflux has deleterious effects on the larynx. Due to the poor intrinsic protective mechanisms in this tissue, damage occurs at a higher pH and leads to the commonly known throat symptoms. The authors in this study have used endogenous acid and pepsin to study the mucosal changes […]