Unilateral Vocal Cord Palsy : An Etiopathological Study

  title={Unilateral Vocal Cord Palsy : An Etiopathological Study},
  author={Jayanthy Pavithran and Jayakumar R. Menon},
Unilateral vocal cord palsy (UVCP) is not an uncommon finding in ENT practice. It is not a diagnosis by itself. The exact incidence of UVCP has been difficult to find out because of multiple reasons. Many cases are underdiagnosed because of spontaneous recovery or compensation by the opposite cord. Also, a good number of patients with postoperative hoarseness do not undergo a laryngoscopic evaluation.1 It has been found that etiology of UVCP shows a changing trend varying with time and place of… CONTINUE READING