Diseases of the ear, throat and nose (otolaryngology)

Aphonia: functional, organic, psychogenic, true

The loss of the ability to utter a voice is called aphonia. At the same time, a person speaks only in a whisper, without hoarseness, wheezing, characteristic of dysphonic disorders. 

Paresis of the vocal cords in children

Paresis of the vocal cords in newborns can be caused by the negative impact of harmful factors from the mother's body, as a result of which defects in the development of the nervous system, vascular and metabolic pathologies are observed, which lead to a decrease in the functionality of the vocal cords. 


Paresis of the vocal cords: causes, symptoms, diagnosis

According to studies, 60% of paresis of the vocal cords are associated with neoplasms in the larynx, esophagus or thyroid gland and surgical operations of the same localization. And in the first place are operations on the thyroid gland.

Treatment of paresis of the vocal cords

Surgical treatment of bilateral paresis of the vocal cords provides for a thorough examination of the patient, determination of the scope of intervention and effective treatment options, since the doctor has virtually no room for error.

Laryngeal sore throat

Laryngeal angina can affect patients of any age, although it is more common in adults, usually affecting people between the ages of 18 and 40, although it can occur in children as young as three years of age.

Caseous plugs on the tonsils in the throat

Such a symptom as caseous plugs on the tonsils in the throat, otolaryngologists observe quite often - both in inflammatory processes in the pharynx and in cases where there are no signs of obvious inflammation of the palatine tonsils.

Snoring in sleep in women, men and children

Snoring in a dream is often a warning that you need to pay attention to the state of health of a snoring person, since such a feature can be a harbinger of the development of a life-threatening syndrome

Causes of snoring

Why is it important to know the true causes of snoring? Because it makes it possible to get rid of it, because almost every third person over 30 snores regularly, and 45-50% snore from time to time.

Snoring with adenoids in children and adults

Adenoids (adenoid vegetation) are folds-like enlarged pharyngeal or nasopharyngeal tonsil, which is part of the innate immune system - the lymphoepithelial pharyngeal ring. 

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