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Laryngitis (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

voice box, larynx, tuberculosis, vocal cords, chronic laryngitis, inflammation of the larynx, swelling of the larynx, overuse of voice, laryngitis, home remedies for laryngitis, laryngitis symptoms, is laryngitis contagious, reflux laryngitis, laryngeal cancer, laryngeal papilloma, laryngeal spasms, hoarseness

Author and Editor

Medical Author: Rahul K. Shah, MD, FAAP, FACS

Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: Feierabend RH, Shahram MN. Hoarseness in adults. Am Fam Physician. 2009 Aug 15;80(4):363-70. Review.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/9/2012

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