A recommendation of total silence is virtually never required for more than approximately one week; in fact, some laryngologists no longer require absolute voice rest even after vocal fold
While age-related changes to the vocal folds
and voice box occur, serious voice disorders such as laryngeal cancer and vocal fold
paralysis are more common in older adults.
His voice was dysphonic (1/3), breathy (1/3), and asthenic (2/3), and videolaryngostroboscopy revealed bilateral multiple vocal fold
telangiectasias without visible hemorrhage or polyp (figure 1).
Cytori Therapeutics announced publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Stem Cell Research and Therapy, of "Autologous adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction and scarred vocal folds
: first clinical case report." This report describes preliminary data from the CELLCORDES trial of Cytori Cell Therapy in patients with severe voice dysfunction due to scarring of the vocal fold
Despite current knowledge on the pathological features of vocal fold
polyps, available information regarding the correlation between the size and type of vocal fold
polyps in relation to voice acoustic features is very limited.
15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Laryngovideostroboscopy (LVS) is effective for screening each patient with persistent dysphonia for vocal fold
lesions, according to a study published online Jan.
paresis: etiology, clinical diagnosis and clinical management.
According to the literature data, surgical techniques can eliminate the symptoms, but cannot restore the vocal fold
physiological mobility .
Bilateral or unilateral vocal cord paralysis (VCP), implying vocal fold
immobility, can present as dysphonia, loss of the upper register of the voice, hoarseness, breathiness, throat pain, choking episodes, or decreased vocal stamina [1-5].
A nasopharyngolaryngoscopy was performed, in which a left vocal fold
hematoma was evidenced with normal vocal fold
leukoplakia is clinically defined as white mucosal lesions that cannot be characterized as any other condition and is pathologically divided into two subtypes as follows: keratosis with nondysplasia and keratosis with dysplasia [1, 2].
"It was really indistinguishable from normal vocal fold
vibration," says study coauthor Nathan Welham, a speech language pathologist at UW-Madison's School of Medicine and Public Health.