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Voice Change Following Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

  • Jeremy DavisEmail author
  • Meredydd Harries
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Abstract

Some temporary voice change following thyroid or parathyroid surgery is common (up to 30 %)

Keywords

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Laryngeal Nerve Vocal Fold Parathyroid Surgery Superior Laryngeal Nerve 
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Further Reading

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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ENT DepartmentMedway Maritime HospitalGillingham, KentUK
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryRoyal Sussex County HospitalBrightonUK

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