Morphological and functional aspects of the senile larynx.

@article{Pontes2006MorphologicalAF,
  title={Morphological and functional aspects of the senile larynx.},
  author={Paulo Pontes and Rosiane Yamasaki and Mara Behlau},
  journal={Folia phoniatrica et logopaedica : official organ of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          151-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the senile larynx, considering morphological aspects during respiration and functional aspects during phonation, comparing it to the young adult larynx. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted of 100 laryngeal images of adults without vocal complaints, 50 laryngeal images of young adults aged 20-45 years and 50 laryngeal images of elderly individuals aged 65-85 years, of both genders. Images were produced by means of a rigid endoscope and stroboscopy. The… CONTINUE READING

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