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Vocal Fold Polyps and Nodules. A 10-Year Review of 1,156 Patients

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      We investigated the clinical records of 784 patients with vocal fold polyps and 372 patients with vocal fold nodules who were seen in our clinic during the 10 years from 1971 to 1980. Polyps were frequent in middle ages in both sexes whereas nodules were common in boys and middleaged women. Vocal abuse was the most important etiologic factor. No regular voice therapy was available for lack of voice therapists. Surgical removal yielded the best result, but not in all the patients operated.
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