Vocal fold polyp a case report

From Otolaryngology Online


38 years old male patient came to the hospital with complaints of

1. Change in voice - 4 months

2. Breathlessness - 2 months

Breathless was more on exertion.

Patient was a chronic smoker for the past 15 years.

Video laryngoscopic findings:

Video laryngoscopy showed globular pale polyp arising from the medial wall of the right vocal cord. The polyp was so large that it occluded nearly 90% of the laryngeal inlet. This could be the reason for breathlessness.