vocal cord


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vocal cord

[′vō·kəl ‚kȯrd]
(anatomy)
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For instance, suffering from chronic acid reflux can damage vocal cords from stomach acid making its way up the esophagus and washing the vocal cords.
In this case bronchoscopy showed normal trachea but immobile left vocal cord.
Frequency of causes of vocal cord paralysis was recorded as 15.
medication for hyperacidity and reflux, or surgery for swellings on the vocal cords, if necessary.
Other causes of VCP like traumatic or forceps delivery, mediastinal surgery, and ligation of patent ductus arteriosus, brainstem anomalies, and intracranial bleeding were not present in our case, and hence the diagnosis of idiopathic congenital bilateral vocal cord paresis was made.
I went to see my throat doctor this evening because my voice didn't open up at all today and it turns out I have damaged my vocal cords.
The post Adele cancels remainder of world tour with damaged vocal cords appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
We also hypothesized that in patients with bilateral vocal cord paralysis the quality of voice and speech is significantly lower compared to the healthy subjects.
A fibronasolaryngoscopy showed arythenoidal and vocal cord edema (ventricular bands) with incomplete left vocal cord abduction.
There were 22 cases (44%) of polypoid lesions, 16 cases (32%) of vocal nodules, single case (2%) of true cyst of vocal cord, 3 cases (6%) of Reinke's edema, 4 cases of cysts, and a single case each of posttraumatic granuloma, laryngopyocele, papilloma, hemangioma, and laryngeal sporidiosis.
Vocal cord granulomas were seen in 3 males and 2 females.
Los Angeles, United States -- Young singing sensation Sam Smith on Tuesday saw a US specialist for vocal cord problems after he canceled more dates following an intense touring schedule.