Pediatric vocal cord paralysis.

  title={Pediatric vocal cord paralysis.},
  author={D D Dedo},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={89 9 Pt 1},
  • D D Dedo
  • Published 1979 in The Laryngoscope
Pediatric vocal cord paralysis accounts for approximately 10% of all congenital laryngeal lesions. Early detection of these neurogenic disorders is based upon a high index of suspicion and is important to prevent catastrophes during periods of acute respiratory embarrassment. This paper reviews the symptoms, etiology and management of unilateral and bilateral vocal cord paralysis as it pertains to this age group. A case is presented of a neonate with vocal cord paralysis and associated… CONTINUE READING