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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 103081, 6 pages
Laryngeal Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon
Received 1 March 2013; Accepted 23 May 2013
Academic Editor: Daniela Melchiorre
Copyright © 2013 A. L. Hamdan and D. Sarieddine. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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