vocal cord


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vocal cord

[′vō·kəl ‚kȯrd]
(anatomy)
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Our small preliminary experience seems to indicate that videolaryngoscopy with C-MAC and possibly with other videolaryngoscopes, has the potential to allow a gentle, yet effective, evaluation of vocal cords at the end of surgical procedures when required.
Vocal cord inflammation is the underlying problem in VCD, and the conditions that cause it, including gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), allergic rhinitis, and asthma--properly diagnosed--were common among patients.
A physician should begin investigating vocal cord paralysis by following the route of the vagus and recurrent laryngeal nerve on CT scans from the skull base to the superior mediastinum.
Someone who has vocal cord paralysis often has difficulty swallowing and coughing because food or liquids slip into the trachea and lungs.
It can be a sign of a potentially dangerous condition such as throat cancer or vocal cord paralysis.
Something that develops on your vocal cord from overuse because I talk a lot.
Of the 631 participants, 468 had throat cancer and 163 had cancers of the vocal cord.
When a vocal cord polyp threatened to silence Adele in 2011, (http://www.
In the case of singers-- who run the risk of vocal cord injuries, chronic laryngitis and nodules or cysts forming on vocal cords due to overuse-- Dr.
Common disorders that present as stridor during recovery include laryngospasm, traumatic oedema, blood clot or foreign body aspiration, allergic reaction, vocal cord paralysis and undiagnosed tumours causing obstruction of the airway.
SAN DIEGO -- About one-third of patients referred to an asthma specialty clinic who were believed to have difficult to control asthma actually had vocal cord dysfunction, results from a single-center study showed.