Vocal Cord Paralysis

Vocal cord paralysis is a condition in which the vocal cords cannot move on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). Scarring from cardiac surgery is often the cause of one-sided vocal cord paralysis, but many times the cause is unknown.

Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis: Lailani's Story

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