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Bilateral True Vocal Cord Paralysis ( 55 sec )
Bilateral Paralysis of the
True Vocal Cords. Note the
Contact Ulcer Forming on the
Left Arytenoid Cartilage (TOP).
Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis
- Weak Breathy Voice) This video shows the function of a
from a 51 year old white female with a
true vocal cord
patient was a non-smoker and has Lupus Erythematosus. Her voice is
weak but has a good airway. Three years ago she had a transient
true vocal cordparalyses which lasted
for three weeks. Notice that her true vocal cords stay apart but
the apices of the arytenoid cartilages make contact. There is even
a contact ulcer forming on the apex of the left artyenoid cartilage.
The paralysis resolved 2 weeks later.