Vocal cord paralysis

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Hoarseness of voice

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

CT of the neck demonstrates typical signs of paralyzed right vocal cord including medial deviation of the posterior part of the right vocal cord, dilatation of the right pyriform sinus compared to the contralateral side and, medial deviation of the aryepiglottic fold. Normal appearance of the left vocal cord. Intact supra- and subglottic structures of larynx.

Case Discussion

Vocal cord paralysis in patient with hoarseness of voice.

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Case information

rID: 64074
Published: 16th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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