A great many causes of dysphonia exist, including voice abuse or misuse, congenital malformations of the vocal folds such as sulcus vocalis, laryngopharyngeal reflux, hypothyroidism or other endocrine dysfunction, vocal fold paresis or paralysis, papillomatosis, laryngeal cancer, and many others.
What does VFP stand for?
VFP stands for Vocal Fold Paresis
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The question of what respiratory stress a patient with a vocal fold paresis can endure has not yet been dealt with.
One patient did develop right vocal fold paresis 2 weeks after surgery, but it resolved after 14 weeks.
Posterior congenital glottic webs are rare; when they do occur, they may mimic vocal fold paresis and necessitate visualization of the posterior airway without an endotracheal tube.
The patient also had muscle tension dysphonia, arytenoid erythema and edema consistent with reflux, and evidence of fight vocal fold paresis.
His facial nerve function had returned to its preoperative state (grade II), and his left vocal fold paresis had completely resolved.
These pseudocysts occur because vocal fold paresis produces an asymmetric, effortful closure in the striking zone that results in increased shearing forces, microvascular damage, and subsequent pseudocyst formation.
Two years earlier, she had undergone a video-stroboscopic examination and was diagnosed with Reinke's edema and a mild-to-moderate left vocal fold paresis.