Hyaluronic acid for the treatment of vocal fold scars.


PURPOSE OF REVIEW In vocal fold scars the lamina propria layer is lost or deficient. Lamina propria replacement therapy remains a clinical challenge because this layer has a highly specialized three-dimensional organization of extracellular matrix molecules and unique viscoelastic properties. Use of a polymer such as hyaluronic acid appears most promising… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MOO.0b013e32833f85d1