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Radiology of vocal cord palsy.
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PMID:  22608245     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Imaging is frequently carried out for the investigation of vocal cord palsy, and cord palsy needs to be considered as a sign of a more sinister underlying disease. The reporting radiologist needs to be aware of the relevant anatomy of the vagus and recurrent laryngeal nerves so that the responsible disease process can be identified. It is also important to recognize situations where a lesion at the level of the brainstem or skull base may be responsible, as a different imaging strategy often needs to be adopted in these cases. This review will also consider the laryngeal signs of cord palsy, as although cord palsy is often diagnosed clinically, up to 30% of cases may be asymptomatic and clinically unsuspected.
Y Kwong; S Boddu; J Shah
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-229X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
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Created Date:  2012-5-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  1306016     Medline TA:  Clin Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 The Royal College of Radiologists. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Neuroradiology, Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.
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