Unusual Clinical Findings of Herpes Esophagitis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2011 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
China Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: December 25, 2011
Last updated: December 28, 2011
Last verified: December 2011
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.

Herpes Esophagitis
Vocal Fold Palsy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective

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Further study details as provided by China Medical University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2012

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 55 Years
Genders 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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01501526

Contact: Teik Ying Ng 886975681139 u702131@yahoo.com.tw

China Medical University Hospital Recruiting
Taichung, Taiwan, 404
Contact: Teik Ying Ng, MD    886-4-22052121 ext 1925    irb@mail.cmuh.org.tw   
Principal Investigator: Teik Ying Ng, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
China Medical University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: China Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01501526     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DMR100-IRB-190 
Study First Received: December 25, 2011
Last Updated: December 28, 2011
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

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

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

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