Possible Causes for Laryngoscopy Abnormal in USA

  • Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    Vocal cord paralysis is the loss of function and movement of the vocal cord as a sequel to dysfunction of the vagus nerve or its distal branch, the recurrent laryngeal nerve. Vocal cord paralysis is a subset of vocal cord or fold immobility which is a broad term for all causes of vocal cord dysfunction. Clinical…[1]

  • Tapia's Syndrome
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal
  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 2
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    Hereditary angioedema type II is a genetic disorder in which synthesis of dysfunctional C1-esterase inhibitor results in angioedema, abdominal pain, and erythema marginatum. The clinical presentation is identical to HAE type 1. Angioedema, defined as sudden onset of edema involving the subcutaneous tissues of the…[2]

  • Laryngeal Lesion
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) is an abnormal adduction (movement towards the middle of the body) of vocal cords which causes airflow obstruction during the respiratory cycle. The classic symptoms of VCD include wheezing, coughing, dyspnea, stridor, tightness of throat, a choking sensation, dysphonia, and cyanosis.…[3]

  • Angioedema
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    Angioedema is the swelling of skin, subcutaneous, or submucosal tissue due to acquired or genetic causes. In hereditary angioedema, the patients present with swelling that develops 2 to 5 hours after any stimulus such as a minor trauma or infection. The swelling can involve any part of body and is often associated…[4]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    A carcinoma of the larynx (CL) can develop in any part of the larynx and gradually affect other and finally all the parts. Most larynx carcinomas originate from squamous cells located in the epithelium. Early stage tumors are typically found in the glottis and will later on spread into the supra- and subglottic…[5]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 1
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    Hereditary angioedema type 1 is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency and the onset of edema, abdominal pain and erythema marginatum. Clinical features of HAE are largely indistinguishable across all types, but type 1 is characterized by a prodromal period in which a…[6]

  • Acute Epiglottitis
    Laryngoscopy Abnormal

    Epiglottitis is inflammation of the epiglottis—the flap at the base of the tongue that keeps food from going into the trachea (windpipe). Symptoms are usually rapid in onset and include trouble swallowing which can result in drooling, changes to the voice, fever, and an increased breathing rate. As the epiglottis is in…[7]

Further symptoms


  1. Vocal Cord Paralysis, Symptoma
  2. Hereditary Angioedema Type 2, Symptoma
  3. Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Symptoma
  4. Angioedema, Symptoma
  5. Carcinoma of the Larynx, Symptoma
  6. Hereditary Angioedema Type 1, Symptoma
  7. Wikipedia: Epiglottitis, CC-BY-SA-3.0