Vocal Cord Polyps, Nodules And Granulomas

In an acute trauma or chronic irritation of the vocal folds can change so that eventually develop polyps, nodules or granulomas. All lead to hoarseness and a breathy (breathy) vote. If symptoms persist longer than 3 weeks, you should definitely take the vocal folds inspected. The diagnosis is based on laryngoscopic examination findings and biopsy in selected cases to rule out cancer. After careful surgical removal of the lesions, the voice returned to normal, and turning off the source of stimulation helps to prevent relapses.

In an acute trauma or chronic irritation of the vocal folds can change so that eventually develop polyps, nodules or granulomas. All lead to hoarseness and a breathy (breathy) vote. If symptoms persist longer than 3 weeks, you should definitely take the vocal folds inspected. The diagnosis is based on laryngoscopic examination findings and biopsy in selected cases to rule out cancer. After careful surgical removal of the lesions, the voice returned to normal, and turning off the source of stimulation helps to prevent relapses. Etiology polyps and nodules develop after an injury of the lamina propria of the vocal folds. Granulomas develop after an injury of the perichondrium on the vocal processes of the arytenoid. Polyps in the middle third of the vocal folds are usually found only on one side. Polyps are usually larger than nodules protrude further in front and often have a dominant superficial blood vessel. They often arise from an initial acute phonatory damage. Other poypoide changes, often bilaterally, can have other causes, such. B. gastroesophageal reflux, untreated hypothyroidism, chronic allergic (larynx) reactions or chronic irritant gas inhalation (industrial exhaust gases or cigarette smoke). Acute injuries caused stalked polyps usually while polypoid edema results from chronic irritation are. Nodules usually occur on both sides in the transition area between the front and middle third of the vocal folds up, mainly in chronic strain his voice – by shouting, roaring, loud singing or unnaturally deep talk. Granulomas occur in the posterior glottis in the vocal processes and can occur on one or both sides. You can usually a Intubationstrauma traced, but can be exacerbated by a reflux disease. Larynxstörungen When relaxed, the cords form a V-shaped opening which allows the air to flow unhindered through the trachea in the rule. The vocal cords open during inspiration and join in swallowing or speaking. If a mirror is held to the back of the mouth of a patient can often considered the vocal cords and are checked for disorders such Kontaktulzera, polyps, nodules, paralysis and cancer. Paralysis, a (unilateral) or both vocal cords (bilateral – not shown) concern. Vocal cord polyp image provided by Eiji Yanagisawa, M.D. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/vocal_fold_polyp_yanagisawa_flipped_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/vocal_fold_polyp_yanagisawa_flipped_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ vocal cord polyps ‘, description:’ u003Ca id = “v37893943 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eEin Stimmbandpolyp usually occurs on one side and is greater than a node u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e. ‘credits’ image provided by Eiji Yanagisawa

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