vocal cord nodules


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vocal cord nodules

pl.n.
Small circumscribed beadlike enlargements on the vocal cords caused by overuse or abuse of the voice. Also called singer's nodes.
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[13] However, speech therapy alone cannot cure benign pathology such as vocal cord nodule, but it significantly reduces the surrounding edema with change in voice generation and allows the voice of the patient to return to near normal; but, in few cases of professional vocal users continue to notice changes in voice and may require surgery when compared with benign vocal lesions such as vocal cord polyp that almost always required surgery to achieve a normal functional voice.
Vocal cord nodules are spindle-shaped thickenings of the edges of the vocal cords.
The commonest cause of hoarseness was vocal cord nodules in 25 followed by vocal cord polyps in 15 patients.
It can be pedunculated or sessile and pale or reddish in colour, next followed by vocal cord nodules and papillomatosis, reinke's oedema, chronic laryngitis and tuberculosis.
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.
GER plus symptoms like pain, vocal cord nodules, breathing difficulties or poor growth = GER disease (GERD), and that's when treatment is a good idea.
INTRODUCTION: Vocal cord nodules are bilateral small swellings that develop on the free edge of the vocal cord usually at the mid-membranous portion.