Division of Otolaryngology Patient Stories

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Hearing Loss: Maggie's Story

maggie and family

Diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss at 20 months old, Maggie's family sought help from CHOP's Center for Childhood Communications.

Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis: Lailani's Story


Diagnosed with bilateral vocal cord paralysis as a baby, Lailani was unable to breathe on her own until age nine. That's when her sought treatment at CHOP’s Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders.

CHARGE Syndrome and Choanal Atresia: Avery's Story

avery playing in pool

Avery was diagnosed with CHARGE syndrome as an infant, a series of rare genetic birth defects. Airway malformations led her family to CHOP's Airway Disorders Clinic, where she underwent bilateral choanal atresia repair.