New Video Posted Showing Bilateral Thyroarytenoid Paralysis Causing Hoarseness
A new video of bilateral thyroarytenoid paralysis (partial vocal cord paralysis) via fiberoptic stroboscopy of the voicebox is shown here. Note the harsh and breathy quality to the patient's voice. It was felt that his condition was brought on by a viral upper respiratory infection. After a prednisone burst and taper along with limited voice use, his voice returned to normal in 2 weeks.
An example of complete unilateral vocal cord paralysis is shown here.