Unusual Clinical Findings of Herpes Esophagitis

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2011 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 29, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 29, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
China Medical University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Herpes esophagitis presents a clinical diagnostic challenge. The investigators report the first case of herpes esophagitis presenting as vocal fold palsy in an immunocompetent host. The investigators case highlights the importance of performing a detailed laryngoscopic examination in any patient with prolonged husky voice.

Condition or disease
Herpes Esophagitis Vocal Fold Palsy

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2012

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient of Herpes esophagitis with vocal palsy presentation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient of Herpes esophagitis without vocal palsy presentation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01501526

Contact: Teik Ying Ng 886975681139

China Medical University Hospital Recruiting
Taichung, Taiwan, 404
Contact: Teik Ying Ng, MD    886-4-22052121 ext 1925   
Principal Investigator: Teik Ying Ng, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
China Medical University Hospital

Responsible Party: China Medical University Hospital Identifier: NCT01501526     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DMR100-IRB-190
First Posted: December 29, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by China Medical University Hospital:
herpes esophagitis
vocal fold palsy
husky voice

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Laryngeal Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Vagus Nerve Diseases
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms