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What does LPR stand for?

LPR stands for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

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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.
It makes sense to add habituation, neuropathic triggers, and laryngopharyngeal reflux to the list of factors to assess when tracing the origins of a cough that has persisted for longer than 8 weeks, advised a pulmonary specialist.
Later chapters looks at the syndrome from the perspective of different specialties, and further chapters cover asthma and GER, globus, an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment, diagnostic testing, medical therapy for laryngopharyngeal reflux, and surgical treatment.