Vocal cord nodules

Specialty of Speech therapy

The presence of vocal cord nodules is a condition that involves the formation of some small lumps or thickening at the edge of the vocal cords. The appearance of these nodules affects the glottal closure of the vocal cords and is manifested by an alteration of the timbre of the voice, sounding broken and with greater intensity. This type of dysphonia usually affects people who have overused and therefore forced their voice. Speech treatment is rest and implementing a rehabilitation therapy with a speech therapist to retrain the use of voice and prevent greater occurrence complications in the larynx and vocal cords. Surgery may be required in severe cases.

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