Laryngeal nerve damage

Vocal cord paralysis

Laryngeal nerve damage is injury to one or both of the nerves that cause the voice box to function.

Nerves of the larynx

Laryngeal nerve damage can be caused by injury, tumors, surgery, or infection. Damage to the nerves of the larynx can cause hoarseness, difficulty in swallowing or breathing, or the loss of voice. Treatment depends on the cause and extent of the laryngeal nerve damage.

Laryngeal nerve damage

Damage to the laryngeal nerve can result in loss of voice or obstruction to breathing.



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When to Contact a Medical Professional