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Year: 2012  Vol. 16   Num. Suppl. 1  - May
DOI: 10.7162/S1809-977720120S1PC-066
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XXXIX CONVENTUS SOCIETAS ORL LATINA - Poster
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LEFT VOCAL CORD POLYP. CASE REPORT
PÓLIPO DE CUERDA VOCAL IZQUIERDA. RELATO DE CASO
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Diego Doldan, Adriana Ferreira, Sandra Toso, Jose Morinigo, Nestor Cardozo, Raul Latorre
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OBJECTIVE: Description of a patient with left vocal cord polyp and literature review. CASE REPORT: Patient, male, 28 years old. Profession: police, with a picture of two months of evolution of persistent dysphonia with insidious onset, progressive, related to the misuse of the voice work of necessity, not accompanied by other symptoms. Patient smoked two cigarettes a day, for 6 years who quit smoking six years ago, drink socially CONCLUSION: The polyps on the vocal cords up and insist on presenting patients with dysphonia, with a history of voice misuse and smoking habit is more frequent in males in an age group 30 - 50 years of age. The auxiliary diagnostic methods are of great help in time to guide the diagnosis and therapy. The treatment chosen is the laryngeal microsurgery. The pathology is essential for definitive diagnosis.

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