pseudosulcus vocalis

pseudosulcus vocalis

(sū-dō-sŭl'kŭs vō-kā'lis),
A groove in the mucous membrane at the free edge of the true vocal fold due to subglottic edema.
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Flexible laryngoscopy revealed posterior glottic erythema and edema and bilateral pseudosulcus vocalis consistent with laryngopharyngeal reflux.
They are (1) pseudosulcus vocalis, (2) ventricular obliteration, (3) erythema/hyperemia, (4) vocal fold edema, (5) diffuse laryngeal edema, (6) posterior commissure hypertrophy, (7) granuloma/ granulation, and (8) thick endolaryngeal mucus.
One of the most common laryngeal findings of LPR is pseudosulcus vocalis (figure 3).
Direct laryngoscopy revealed the presence of pseudosulcus vocalis, partial ventricular obliteration, and posterior commissure hypertrophy, findings that are consistent with a diagnosis of laryngopharyngeal reflux.