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Invited Review Articles

Phonotraumatic Lesions

Vani K Gupta, Trishna Chitnis, Asitama Sarkar

Keywords : Mucosal bridge, Phonotrauma, Reactive vocal fold lesion, Sulcus, Varices, Vocal fold nodules, Vocal fold polyp

Citation Information : Gupta VK, Chitnis T, Sarkar A. Phonotraumatic Lesions. Int J Head Neck Surg 2021; 12 (4):131-143.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1512

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-05-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Phonotraumatic lesions causing a voice change are a common finding in ENT practice. Many lesions have been described in literature. Each lesion has its own etiopathogenesis, clinical symptoms, stroboscopy findings and treatment modalities. In this chapter, we describe the etiopathogenesis and management of some of these common phonotraumatic lesions—vocal fold nodules, polyp, vascular lesions, vocal fold cyst, pseudocysts, reactive lesions, contact granuloma, sulcus vocalis and mucosal bridge.

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