vocal cord nodule

vocal cord nodule

a small inflammatory or fibrous growth that develops on the vocal cords of people who constantly strain their voices. Also called screamer's nodule, singer's nodule, teacher's nodule. See also chorditis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sometimes laryngitis is associated with vocal cord nodules due to overuse or misuse.
She had an op on Friday to get rid of vocal cord nodules which have caused her months of pain while fronting the BBC talent hunt as well as ITV's daily show This Morning.
Laser ablation of vocal cord nodules are usually short procedures requiring maximum surgical access and visualisation.
He developed vocal cord nodules and had to be flown to Los Angeles to a specialist surgeon.
Pharyngeal acid reflux events in patients with vocal cord nodules.
And today we can reveal voice coaches warned her this week she is in danger of developing vocal cord nodules, which could end her singing career.