Acute vocal fold hemorrhage caught on video during office exam

Authors

  • Thomas L. Carroll MD,

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    1. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Voice Center, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    • University of Pittsburgh Voice Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Mercy Hospital, 1400 Locust Street, 11500 Ermire Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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  • Libby J. Smith DO

    1. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Voice Center, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
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Abstract

This article presents a unique video of a laryngeal exam during which a vocal fold hemorrhage occurs. This patient had likely been suffering from intermittent vocal fold hemorrhages for the last decade due to a persistent vascular lesion and an underlying chronic cough. Laryngoscope, 2009

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