What are vocal cord cysts?

Also known as: vocal cord nodules, vocal cord polyps, vocal cord lesions.

Vocal cord cysts are masses of tissue surrounded by a membrane, or sac. They typically occur in the vocal cord due to injury from overuse and can cause problems with speaking.


Reviewed by: Yamilet Tirado, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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