This 73-year-old male had intermittent hoarseness in the past. 6 weeks prior to his visit he developed hoarseness that did not go away. On his exam, he had a red, dry, crusty irritation.
Laryngeal tuberculosis in an ethnic Asian who developed a cough when he returned to his home country for a symposium. He had been treated for laryngeal tuberculosis many years ago.
He again had tuberculosis in his sputum and these lesions on his left vocal cord. He was again treated for tuberculosis.