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Vocal cords paralysis

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A 10 year old boy develped hoarseness of voice follow-ing an attack of diphtheria A. On examination, his Rt vocal cord was paralyse D. The treatment of choice for paralysed vocal cord will be: [AIIMS Nov. 13]



A Gel foam injection of right vocal cord

B Fat injection of right vocal cord

C Thyroplasty type-I

D Wait for spontaneous recovery of vocal cord

Ans. D Wait for spontaneous recovery of vocal cord Ref. Dhingra 5/e, p 318;6/e, p 300 Nelson 17/e, p 888-889

Unilateral paralysis of cord due to neuritis (as in diphtheria) does not require any treatment as it recovers spontaneously.

The characteristic features of diphtherial neuropathy is that it recovers completely.

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