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Voice Disorder Diagnosis

Find information, video, photos, and facts about a variety of voice disorders. Read about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

Vocal Nodules / Nodes

vocal nodule

Nodules are thickenings or callouses that form on the vocal folds.  They are a result of vocal trauma.

Vocal Cyst

Vocal Cyst

A cyst is a small fluid and mucous collection that develops within the vocal fold.

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

laryngopharyngeal reflux

Laryngopharyngeal reflux is the backwards flow of stomach contents into the pharynx and larynx.

Vocal Hemorrhage

vocal hemorrhage

A vocal hemorrhage is blood that has leaked into the vocal fold from an injured blood vessel.

Vocal Paralysis

Vocal Paralysis

Vocal paralysis is the total absence of movement of a vocal cord due to nerve damage.

Vocal Papillomas

Vocal Papillomas

A papilloma is a warty growth that occurs on the vocal cords due to infection with HPV.

Vocal Atrophy

vocal atrophy

Vocal atrophy is the thinning of one or both vocal muscles.

Vocal Granuloma

vocal granuloma

A granuloma is an inflammatory mass that grows in the larynx, usually in the back.

Vocal Polyp

vocal polyp

Polyps are fluid-filled collections that form on the edge of a vocal cord.