vocal process


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vo·cal pro·cess of ar·y·te·noid car·ti·lage

[TA]
the lower end of the anterior margin of the arytenoid cartilage to which the vocal cord is attached.

vocal process

The process of the arytenoid cartilage that serves for attachment of the vocal cord.
See also: process
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Most small vocal process granulomas will resolve spontaneously as long as the primary insult is removed.
Each arytenoid cartilage has a muscular and a vocal process.
The final diagnosis was carcinosarcoma of the left true vocal fold that extended to the vocal process of the arytenoids and infiltrated Reinke's space and the skeletal muscle.
The mass was attached by an insubstantial stalk that was pedicled to the vocal process of the right arytenoid.
The number of uses continues to expand; a few of the more common indications are spasmodic dysphonia, recurrent vocal process granuloma, paroxysmal laryngospasm, and paradoxical vocal fold movement disorder.
Endoscopic examination detected an interarytenoid vocal process bridge (figure 1).
On strobovideolaryngoscopy, the patient was noted to have signs of severe laryngopharyngeal reflux and a large biloed granuloma overlying the medial surface of the vocal process of the right arytenoid (figure 1).
We describe a case of bilateral vocal process lesions in a 65-year-old man.