True about vocal nodule is/are:
|A||Also known as screamer's node|
|B||Occur at junction of ant. 1 /3rd and post. 2/3rd ofvocal cords|
|C||Most common presentation is aphonia|
|D||Microlaryngoscopic surgery is not useful|
a. Vocal nodules are also called singers or screamers nodes.
b. They are also the most common cause of persistent dysphonia in children
c. Most common site - at the junction of anterior 113 and posterior 2/3 of vocal cords.
d. Most common cause - voice abuse.
e. Most common presentation - Hoarseness of voice.
f. OlE - They appear as bilateral white asymmetric nodules « 3 mm) on the vocal cord
Management: First line of therapy is speech therapy
Microlaryngoscopic surgery should be reserved for cases which do not respond to voice therapy or if diagnosis is not clear.