The presentation of disease of the larynx and the diagnostic possiblities
This literally means ‘no sound’ and implies that the patient speaks in a whisper or with marked air wastage. The cords have to come together to produce a sound and so if a patient is ‘aphonic’ his or her cords do not meet.
KeywordsVocal Cord Vocal Cord Paralysis Mitral Valve Disease Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis
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