Chorditis

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Chorditis
Classification and external resources
Specialty pulmonology
ICD-10 J38.2
ICD-9-CM 478.5

Chorditis is the inflammation of vocal cords (vocal folds) usually as a result of voice abuse but sometimes because of cancer.[1]

Types[edit]

  • Chorditis fibrinosa
  • Chorditis nodosa[2]
  • Chorditis tuberosa[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "chorditis". Merriam-webster. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Laurent, FV (30 September 1911). ""Singer's nodule" (Chorditis nodosa) removed by vocal treatment". Journal of the American Medical Association. LVII (14): 1131. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090353018. 
  3. ^ Hodgkinson, A (Nov 2, 1895). "Chorditis Tuberosa". Br Med J. 2 (1818): 1099. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.1818.1099. PMC 2511393Freely accessible. PMID 20755801.