[Symptomatic treatment with a self-adjusting CPAP device of dyspnea caused by Reinke's edema and vocal cord paralysis].

Abstract

Prolonged external irritation to the vocal cords may cause an edematous state of the vocal cords known as Reinke's edema. This may lead to hoarseness and dyspnea. We describe a successful syptomatic treatment of severe dyspnea due to Reinke's edema with a self-adjusting CPAP device. An operation ended the symptom of dyspnea of our patient, but before that… (More)

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